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Large park dedicated to Indigenous Royal Australian Air Force fighter pilot Leonard Victor Waters. Two dedication plaques are located within the park, attached to a prominent bushrock.
LEONARD VICTOR WATERS
With Black Magic painted on the fuselage of his Kitty Hawk, he logged more than 103 hours of combat flying and earned his 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star War Medal 1939 - 1945 Australian Service Medal and Returned from Active Service Badge
20-06-1924 - 24-08-1993
Buried - St George QLD
LEONARD VICTOR WATERS MEMORIAL PARK
This Park was named in recognition of Leonard Victor Waters being the first and only Aboriginal fighter pilot in World War II
Officially opened on Thursday, 24 October, 1996
- By -
Councillor M. A. Montgomery Mayor. Moree Plains Shire Council
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