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Path Finder Force RAF Plaque

Description

Bronze plaque dedicated to the memory of the 'Pathfinders' Wing of the Royal Air Force and the associated Air Forces attached during World War II. The Pathfinders were utilised by the Air Forces for increased precision bombing and targeting of sites, through use of navigational beams and incendiary (or fire) bombs, to direct other following aircraft. The death toll was 47% amongst crews and included more than 500 Australians.

The plaque displays unit statistics and Squadron designations, along with the RAF Eagle.

Location
Shrine of Memories, ANZAC Square, Brisbane Qld 4000

Location of Path Finder Force RAF Plaque

Inscription
Refer to image.
Conflicts commemorated
Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit Memorials
Memorial type
Plaque
Commemorative services held
The Shrine is utilised for commemorative events.
Additional information

Dedicated on the 8th May 1988 by the Path Finder Force Association in Australia.

Recorded by
Matt Smith, QLD War Memorial Register
Date recorded
14 April 2009

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