Plaques and Other Dedicated Memorials

 


 

Opening of Hangar 1

Date 4 April 1987
Location Plinth adjacent to the front door of Hangar 1
Remarks Unveiled by Mrs Ly Bennett

 


 

RAAF Beaufighter and Boston Squadrons

Date
Location Plinth adjacent to the front door of Hangar 1
Remarks

 


 

Douglas DC-3 VH-ANR

Date 18 February 1994
Location Inside the aircraft
Remarks DC-3 VH-ANR was donated to QAM by George Markey in memory of his partner Robyn Sutherland.

 


 

Opening of Hangar 2

Date 3 July 2004
Location On a stand at the northern side of Hangar 2
Remarks Mayor Don Aldous was unavailable at short notice so his Deputy performed the unveiling

 


 

Opening of The Allan Vial - Path Finder Force Annexe

Date 16 August 2006
Location On the southern wall of the building
Remarks Unveiled by Air Vice-Marshal Dave Rogers AM (RAAF Rtd) who also opened the Don Bennett Office on this date

 


 

20th Anniversary of the Opening of Hangar 1

Date 21 April 2007
Location Eastern wall of Hangar 1 to the left of the front door
Remarks Unveiled by Councillor Betty Christaudo

 


 

Naming of the Dick Hitchins Memorial Hangar

Date 17 May 2008
Location Mounted on a column on the northern side of Hangar 2
Remarks Unveiled by the Hitchins Family

 


 

Dedication of the Dunoon Building

Date 5 November 2008
Location Inside the building on the eastern wall
Remarks Unveiled by Allan Vial, DFC OAM OPR (Pol)

 


 

Dedication of the Alan Scott Mustang Replica

Date 27 December 2008
Location Fixed to the port side under the cockpit
Remarks Dedicated by Chaplain Neil Humphrey

 

 


 

No. 35 Squadron RAAF

Date 4 July 2009
Location Memorial wall adjacent to the flag pole
Remarks Unveiled by Air Commodore Peter Coy (RAAF Retd)

 


 

RAN Fleet Air Arm

Date 19 December 2009
Location Memorial wall adjacent to the flag pole
Remarks Unveiled by the Fleet Air Arm Association

 


 

BCPA RESOLUTION MEMORIAL

Date 30 October 2010
Location Hangar 1
Remarks Dedicated by Bishop Tony Hall-Matthews and
QAM President/Chaplain Cliff Robinson.
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RAAF VIETNAM MEMORIAL

Date 3 November 2010
Location In front of Caribou A4-173
Remarks Placed by the Sunshine Coast Branch of the Vietnam Veterans Association. Dedicated by Padre Arthur Fry.

 


 

 

WIRRAWAY DEDICATION

Date 31 March 2011
Location In front of Wirraway A20-652 / VH-WIR
Remarks Placed by The John Villiers Trust.

 


 

 

WIRRAWAY DEDICATION

Date 31 March 2011
Location In front of Wirraway A20-652 / VH-WIR
Remarks Placed by the RSL Caloundra Sub Branch and the Caloundra Combined Ex-Servicewomen's Association.

 


 

 

Compiled by Ron Cuskelly

 

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