Bundaberg Aerodrome Neptune Propeller Memorial

Location of Bundaberg Aerodrome Neptune Propeller Memorial

Bundaberg Hinkler Airport, Isis Highway
Bundaberg QLD 4670

Neptune Aircraft Propellor mountedbehind on behind a plinth with a commemoration plaque.

Inscription

Erected with community support by the RAAF Assn Bundaberg and District to commemorate RAAF Station, Bundaberg, 16 October 1941 - 3 July 1947. Unveiled by Group Captain N P Middleton, CO 3AD, 19 November 1988.

Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Gun / war trophy
Additional information

Honours the men and women who trained and worked on RAAF Station Bundaberg during World War Two. Some of whom died in training accidents. Situated in the forecourt gardens of the airport terminal. A Neptune propellor was used as Tiger Moth, Beaufort or Anson propellors were neither available nor suitable for external mounting. The Neptune propellor was provided by the Point Cook Museum.

Recorded by
Trevor and Shirley McIvor/Leone Wilson, Secretary, Wide Bay and Burnett District RSL
Date recorded
24 February 2009

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