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Stone brick monument set on a plinth with a Catalina propeller on the top. The memorial has three stone brick walls to the front and facing the monument, with plaques of deceased personnel who were associated with seaplanes at Rathmines between 1939-1960.
The memorial is located adjacent to Rathmines Bowling Club (formerly the Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) base Officers' Mess).
More information about the Rathmines R.A.A.F. base can be found on the NSW Heritage Office website.
Notes on veterans' names:
Dedicated to those who served at the R.A.A.F. Rathmines and to all associated with Flying Boats and Seaplanes 1939 – 1960. Unveiled by Air Vice Marshall W. E. Townsend G.B. C.B.E. 16th Sept., 1972.
In memory of members of No 11 (Flying Boat)
Squadron, RAAF who gave their lives during the 1939-1945 hostilities [Names]
In memory of members of No 20 (Flying Boat) Squadron, RAAF who gave their lives during the 1939-1945 hostilities [Names]
In memory of members of RAAF (Flying Boat) Squadrons & Units who gave their lives during the 1939-1945 hostilities [Names]
|Last held rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Unit at embarkation||Campaign||Read more|
|D G||Abbey||World War 2||KIA||RAAF||43 SQN||view|
|R J||Adams||World War 2||KIA||RAAF||11 SQN||view|
|L G||Adamson||World War 2||MIA||RAAF||20 SQN||view|
|D J||Albert||World War 2||KIA||RAAF||43 SQN||view|
|J W B||Amess||World War 2||KIA||RAAF||11 SQN||view|
|C N||Anderson||World War 2||KIA||RAAF||20 SQN||view|
|F O'C||Anderson||World War 2||DPOW||RAAF||11 SQN||view|
|M R J||Anderson||World War 2||DOC||RAAF||11 SQN||view|
|F H||Anthony||World War 2||KIA||RAAF||11 SQN||view|
|Leading Aircraftman||K J||Arnott||Second World War, 1939–45||21070||Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)||20 Squadron||view|