Edwin H. Dunstone Memorial Plaque

Martin Butterfield
Description

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.

Inscription

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)

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Flight Sergeant E H Dunstone Died 17 June 1943 415774 RAAF No. 5 Operational Training Unit view
Address
All Saints' Anglican Church
8 River Street
Tumut NSW 2720
Local Government Area
  • Snowy Valleys Council
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Martin Butterfield
Established date
1998
Established Date format: 
$e_original_date = $entity->field_established['und'][0]['value']; if (!empty($e_original_date)) { $changed_date = strtotime($e_original_date); $new_date = date("d F Y", $changed_date); print '
Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
06/17/1998
Dedication date
17 June 1998
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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