Toowoomba RAAF Memorial

Location of Toowoomba RAAF Memorial

Mothers' Memorial Gardens, East Creek Park (adjacent to Margaret Street)
Toowoomba QLD 4350

A tri-column memorial, supporting the central feature of a tri-strut propellar from a Boston A20 Aircraft which saw service in New Guinea during the Second World War. The Royal Australian Air Force memorial is dedicated to the men and women of the RAAF who have served and in many cases, made the supreme sacrifice in the service of their country.

Erected by the Royal Australian Air Force Association (Toowoomba Branch) and dedicated on 15 September 2007, the memorial features bronze plaques applied to polished granite blocks. The whole structure is set upon a concrete base.

Inscription

Refer to additional images of plaques and propeller background.

Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Malayan Emergency, 1948–1960
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1962–1966
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
  • Gulf War, 1990–1991
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Commemorative services held
ANZAC Day commemoration are held in the East Creek Park.
Additional information

The Royal Australian Air Force was formed from the Australian Flying Corps on the 31 March 1921.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
16 February 2010

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