Gundaroo R.A.A.F. Ventura A59-55 Air Crash Memorial

Description

Concrete plinth with bronze plaque attached. The memorial honours five Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) airmen who were killed when Ventura bomber A59-55 crashed during training near Gundaroo in the Second World War. 

Inscription

In memory of 5 R.A.A.F. airman

[Names]

who were killed when a 13 Squadron Ventura
bomber A59-55 crashed near Gundaroo while
on a training flight on 7/12/1943

Lest We Forget

Erected by the Gunning Sub-Branch R.S.L. on 24-4-1997

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Flt/Sgt W K H Paterson World War 2 Acc Kd 426847 RAAF 13 Sqd view
Flt/Sgt J A Paul World War 2 Acc Kd 429393 RAAF 13 Sqd view
Flt/Off R A Sinclair World War 2 Acc Kd 414605 RAAF 13 Sqd view
Flt/Sgt R P Tumilty World War 2 Acc Kd 408429 RAAF 13 Sqd view
Flt/Sgt A H Wright World War 2 Acc Kd 411624 RAAF 13 Sqd view
Address
Cnr Lot and Morning Streets
Gundaroo NSW 2620
Local Government Area
  • Yass Valley Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Monument
Recorded by
Gundaroo Public School
Established date
1997
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
04/24/1997
Dedication date
24 April 1997
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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