Ku-ring-gai Municipality Royal Australian Air Force Memorial Plaque


An inscribed bronze plaque located in the foyer of the Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers. The state insignia and those of the Navy, Army and Air Force flank this plaque.


During World War II the Municipality of Ku-ring-gai had the highest per capita air crew volunteers from any aprt of the British Commonwealth. This plaque unveiled on 26th August 1982 by His Excellency Air Marshall Sir James Rowland KBE, DFC, AFC, K St J, Governor of New South Wales, records the outstanding service of these members of the Royal Australian Air Force and is a tribute to the many who gave their lives. Brian J Taylor, Mayor, Warren J Taylor, Town Clerk, Flt Lt S J Doyle War memorials Custodian.

818 Pacific Highway,
Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers,
Gordon NSW 2072
Local Government Area
  • Ku-ring-gai Council
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden Updated Photographs by Peter Levarre- Waters
Established date
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Dedication date: 
1982-08-26 00:00:00.0
Dedication date
26 August 1982
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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