No 80 Wing First Tactical Air Force RAAF

Units
Accession Number PL00213
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Commemorative Plaque
Physical description Bronze
Location Main Bld: Outdoor Exhibition Area: Eastern Precinct
Maker Arrow Bronze
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Cheltenham
Date made 2012
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Commissioned by the Spitfire Association as part of the Australian War Memorial’s Plaque Dedication Program.

History / Summary

This plaque was dedicated on 29 November 2013 at a ceremony held at the Australian War Memorial.

Location in Memorial grounds

The general location of the No 80 Wing First Tactical Air Force RAAF plaque is indicated by a red poppy on the map below.

plaque location

Under the Memorial's former Plaque Dedication Program, members of the Australian armed forces who died during war or on operational service were honoured by a plaque. These bronze plaques are placed along paths in the Memorial's grounds.

Applications for the Plaque Dedication Program closed 30 June 2015, other than for applications from units engaged in the contemporary Middle East Area of Operation.