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Brass memorial plaque for Flight Sergeant Edwin. H. Dunstone. The plaque features coloured lettering, a portrait of Dunstone and an image of a Beaufighter A19-108 plane. The memorial is located inside All Saints’ Anglican Church, Tumut.
In memory of
Flight Sergeant E. H. Dunstone (415774)
Royal Australian Air Force
As an observer/navigator aboard Beaufighter A19-108 this airman,
from Kalgoorlie W.A., lost his life when the aircraft crashed east of
Tumut during a training exercise on 17 June 1943. F/Sgt Dunstone was
a member of No. 5 Operational Training Unit, Wagga Wagga, N.S.W.
The pilot, Pilot Officer R.R. Davidson, managed to parachute to safety.
(Unveiled by the RSL Sub Branch, RAAF Association and people of Tumut on 17 June 1998)
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