456 Squadron RAAF

Accession Number PL00040
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Commemorative Plaque
Physical description Bronze
Location Main Bld: Outdoor Exhibition Area: Western Precinct
Maker Arrow Bronze
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Cheltenham
Date made 2001
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Commissioned by the 456 Squadron RAAF Night Fighter Association as part of the Australian War Memorial’s Plaque Dedication Program.

History / Summary

456 Squadron RAAF
Arrow Bronze

Location in Memorial grounds

The general location of the 456 Squadron 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.