Meningie RAAF Avro Anson W2370 Crash Memorial Back to Search

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Location Princes Highway, Meningie, The Coorong - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Near the jetty.  A cairn comprising local granite rock and concrete, a bronze plaque is affixed to the face.

Built I. Quinlan, Stonemason
Opened 4 July 2004
Inscription

Plaque:

RAAF logoERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE CREW OF RAAF AVRO ANSONNO W2370 WHICH CRASHED INTO LAKE ALBERT ON 3 JUNE 1942.

THE FOUR AIRMEN KILLED WERE

 

THE AIRCRAFT WAS ON A TRAINING FLIGHT FROM No. 6 SERVICE FLYING TRAINING SCHOOL ATMALLALA, THE CREW LOST THEIR WAY IN THE DARKNESS AND AFTER CIRCLING THE TOWN ANDLAKE FOR SOME TIME, FINALLY CRASHED INTO LAKE ALBERT

LEST WE FORGET.

 

 

 

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Meningie Council and RSL

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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ANDERSON, Finlay Emmerson

Service number 401888
Aircraftman
Aircrew Training Units
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 15 May 1922

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MYERS, Joseph Gray

Service number 411254
Sergeant

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WADLOW, Graeme Yeoman

Service number 403968
Sergeant
Aircrew Training Units
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 2 Nov 1919

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BUTLER, William Stanley

Service number 412898
Born 11 Jun 1920

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