J.E. Jenkins and V. Sutherst Memorial


Granite stone with bronze plaque attached, surrounded by a white and yellow chain fence. A small wooden bridge with steps leads to the memorial from the side of the road. It is located 5kms North of Cootamundra, on the left hand side of the road.


In memory of
FLT SGT Henkins, J.E. and SGT Sutherst, V.
Killed in RAAF Beaufighter at this site
while training for operation in the
Pacific War Zone on 21-9-1942.
This stone was laid by
members of 31 Beaufighter Assoc.,
Cootamundra RSL
and the people of Shire of Cootamundra.

28 April 1990

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
FLT SGT J E Henkins view
SGT V Sutherst view

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Olympic Way
Cootamundra NSW 2590
Local Government Area
  • Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Stone/bushrock
Recorded by
Jacqui Vincent - Cootamundra RSL Sub-Branch
Year of construction
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Dedication date
28 April 1990
  • Second World War, 1939–45