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

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

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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

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Flt/Sgt W K H Paterson World War 2 426847 RAAF view
Flt/Sgt J A Paul World War 2 429393 RAAF view
Flt/Off R A Sinclair World War 2 414605 RAAF view
Flt/Sgt R P Tumilty World War 2 408429 RAAF view
Flt/Sgt A H Wright World War 2 411624 RAAF view

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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
Year of construction
1997
Dedication date
24 April 1997
Conflict/s
Second World War, 1939–45