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02-April-2011
02-April-2011

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans / Russell Byers

The plaque commemorates the personnel who served in the 30 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) during World War Two.

The plaque location is indicated by a red poppy in the second image. 

No. 30 Squadron was established at R.A.A.F. Base Richmond on 9 March 1942 as a long-range fighter squadron operating the Bristol Beaufighter. 

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Captain Reg Saunders Courtyard, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.280191
Long: 149.147892
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:09-March-1942
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 1st February, 2001
Front Inscription

1942  1945  
30 Squadron Beaufighters

"Strike Swiftly"

They went with wings to battle

 A long journey - Milne Bay, PNG to Labuan, Borneo

Fought in the Battle of the Bismarck Sea

Lest We Forget

 

Source: MA
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