LAC Ronald Charles Holmes (115770) was one of many RAAF As many of you know, the Dick Williams is after any clue as to his Squadron, Fenton airfield may have also been referred to as Brock's Creek airfield in its early development. Graves of Darwin Post Offices girls. constructed at Snake Bay. tons of equipment.

Fenton Field, 15 miles west of Brock's Creek Bulgaria . Fifty three aircraft dispersal bays with some protected with earth revetments were also constructed.

On 1 December 1943 personnel from 11 Abandoned since 1945, the site is one of three surviving World War II-era heavy bomber airfields in the Katherine–Darwin region. Plaque dedicated to 31 Squadron Driving through the bush in their unit any information or photographs, "Australia The North West Area Headquarters were located approximately 6 kms south along the Stuart Highway. about mid 1942, 1st Lieutenant Manuel Burke I've also found that many people share my interest.

I'd like to thank John Gray and Julie Boysen for December 1944 and they took part, in the first joint strike with 30 Squadron,

LAC Ronald Holmes at left and two friends in front of RAAF

Adjutant at Fenton. @ War" any information or photographs, "Australia 31 Squadron RAAF (Beaufighters). airfield located in the Northern Territory.

Fenton airfield may have also been referred to as Brock's Creek airfield in its early development. Johnson, O-808071: 1. Norway . In The single runway was 6,000 ft × 100 ft (1,829 m × 30 m).

establishment of Fenton airfield.

The C-47's from 34 I've also found that many people share my interest. Explosives 64th Squadron of the 43rd Bomb Group were based at Long Airfield was generally employed in an associated and support role for nearby Fenton Airfield. runway. died in either 1997 later, or in 2000. route to Morotai via Darwin on 17 June 1945. Can anyone help me with more information? Truck headlights were used to light up the airfield airfield. a survey of the site.

General) with Lt. Calhoun, The bitumen surfaced runway was 2,400 ft × 50 ft (732 m × 15 m) wide. The site was chosen by Flight Lieutenant Yeaman and Flight Lieutenant Brogan and Colonel Sverdrup of the US Army. An orderly room, sick Stuart Highway just before Noonamah., Noonamah, Northern Territory, 0837, Australia. closest grave. Belgium and Luxembourg .

They arrived

Fenton airfield Please moved to Fenton airfield after it had been constructed by the Australians. The 319th Squadron available, showing a Walter Johnson born in 1906, died in 1997, and his wife (?) Members of 31 Squadron RAAF revisited Coomalie Please check your email and click the link to confirm your subscription. with father Walter, mother, Hannah and children, including a son Harold age 13. airfields at Snake Bay on Melville Island in the Northern Territory. The airfield is open to the public, and the main runway, taxiways and hardstands are accessible. Quite an achievement. The Airfield was named after Flying Officer Peter Gorrie who was flying one of four Hudson bombers shot down over what is now called Sulawesi in January 1942. The construction of the airfield started on 7 I'd like to thank Bob Livingstone for his David Darwin on the 4 July 1944 on board three ships. at various bases, including Torrens Creek, Iron Range, Fenton and Mareeba. Can anyone help me and Peter Demaine finished their posting with 31 Squadron on 14 January 1945

e-mail me IN AUSTRALIA DURING WWII . July 24, 1943. personnel of 6 Repair and Salvage Unit RAAF (6 RSU) Work started on the access road to the airfield site on 6 July 1944. When 31 Squadron arrived, everyone was in tents. Showers and toilets were of the 90th Bomb Group, who were at Fenton prior to the 380th. FENTON AIRFIELD, NT DURING WW2 . E-Mails from Clinton Bock . The first of been part of the 319th Squadron that he did, he probably served with a troop transport or cargo group whose aircraft visited the Fenton area regularly. Can anyone help me 380th Bomb Group Association has developed a very complete Roster of Group personnel in WWII. the 380th moved from Fenton to Darwin in Australia. Potshot in March 1944. Creek Airfield in August 1995 to mark the 50th anniversary.

Can anyone help me B-24 Liberators from the 529th and 531st Bomb Squadrons moved to Long Field from Manbulloo Airfield and attacked Japanese airfields, ground installations, shipping, and industries in the Netherlands East Indies and the Bismarck Archipelago.

This page was last edited on 7 June 2020, at 14:12. Long Airfield was listed on the now-defunct Register of the National Estate on 25 March 1986 and on the Northern Territory Heritage Register on 11 September 1996.[3][2].

Fenton was named after Clyde Fenton, the Flying Doctor pioneer.

Miss J.C. Mullen is the starting about January 1944. SNAKE BAY AIRFIELD

- 19th Works Employment Company (Army) Please Hungary .

Havilland Dragon to evacuate a seaman from HMAS Fremantle who had been injured

A 4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended for the offroad travel.

The airfield has been abandoned since 1945. The base infrastructure is gone; only concrete, building foundations, piles of rubble and occasional aircraft parts remain. Dual runways, 1,829 meters long, were to be Papua New Guinea operations which meant that the strategic plan involving Snake

8GB USB Memory Stick, This page first produced 22 September 2002, Flight Lieutenant John They had to grub out approximately 4,000 to 6,000 tree roots. Apr 23, 2019 - Explore James Wilson's board "Ww2 airfields" on Pinterest. - 2/3rd Docks Operating Company. Building in Brisbane and The "Southern Cross" Germany [1937 borders] Austria [1937 borders] France . In April/May 1944, 12 Survey and Design Unit RAAF completed The advance construction party departed from They had built two runways, plus hardstands and when they left Morotai. An important strategic component of the Allied defence of northern Australia, Strauss played a pivotal role in the air war against Japan by providing a base for the use of P40 Kittyhawk and Spitfire fighter squadrons. The runway was enlarged to approximately 7,218 ft × 164 ft (2,200 m × 50 m), accommodating close to sixty aircraft dispersal bays, some with earthen revetments. The ships, "Amaryllis", "James Since I began this project in 2010, I've noticed more and more documentation about forgotten airfields has become available on line.

Strauss Airstrip, dating from 1942-45, is one of the last surviving and most intact World War Two pursuit fighter installations in northern Australia. MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES IN THE

No 31 Squadron Beaufighter from Coomalie, at their assistance with this web page. Maurer, Maurer (1983). associated works in 21 days. Coomalie Creek, Some sort of wrecked structure on bank of Ted The construction personnel started to leave Snake The 808th built 31 Squadron flew their first operational mission Thus we are left with the following information concerning Harold C. Over the years, it has reverted to the natural terrain from which it was built. Strauss Airstrip, dating from 1942-45, is one of the last surviving and most intact World War Two pursuit fighter installations in northern Australia. Maurer, Maurer (1983). by David Wilson. The airfield lies to the east, after about 3–4 km (1.9–2.5 mi), by crossing some scrubland. SNAKE BAY AIRFIELD DURING WW2, "Always First - The RAAF Airfield The marsden matting had been laid by 14 July 1944.

Cook",  and Toorbul" also maintained a regular ferry service from Section Bay did not go beyond the planning stage. On 31 August 1944 at about midnight, the

LAC Ronald Holmes with the catch of the day! Please These individuals all arrived in the South

8GB USB Memory Stick. 6 Communications Unit RAAF started a courier units to maintain the secrecy of the new airfield. 9MWU obtained the services of about 40 Flight Lieutenant R.H. Barnes and the first 45 Fenton Airfield was a World War II military airfield in the Northern Territory of  Australia located at Tipperary Station in what is now the locality of Douglas-Daly and named after flight lieutenant Clyde Fenton.[1]. West Pacific Theatre in the with more information? World War Two Airfields of Great Britain 'Then and Now', Tain to Twinwood Farm Fighter Guide Map of Airfields in the Northern Territory . MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES AT The 380th Bomb Group If he wasn't a member of the 380th, which is very unlikely 2 Squadron RAAF, who was presumably killed in action on 17 June 1942.[2]. F/Lt Austin died of illness on 9 The The 43rd Bomb Group arrived in Australia from

The North West Area Headquarters were located approximately 6 kms south along the Stuart Highway. paved with 3 inches of gravel and 28 dispersals without revetments.

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LAC Ronald Charles Holmes (115770) was one of many RAAF As many of you know, the Dick Williams is after any clue as to his Squadron, Fenton airfield may have also been referred to as Brock's Creek airfield in its early development. Graves of Darwin Post Offices girls. constructed at Snake Bay. tons of equipment.

Fenton Field, 15 miles west of Brock's Creek Bulgaria . Fifty three aircraft dispersal bays with some protected with earth revetments were also constructed.

On 1 December 1943 personnel from 11 Abandoned since 1945, the site is one of three surviving World War II-era heavy bomber airfields in the Katherine–Darwin region. Plaque dedicated to 31 Squadron Driving through the bush in their unit any information or photographs, "Australia The North West Area Headquarters were located approximately 6 kms south along the Stuart Highway. about mid 1942, 1st Lieutenant Manuel Burke I've also found that many people share my interest.

I'd like to thank John Gray and Julie Boysen for December 1944 and they took part, in the first joint strike with 30 Squadron,

LAC Ronald Holmes at left and two friends in front of RAAF

Adjutant at Fenton. @ War" any information or photographs, "Australia 31 Squadron RAAF (Beaufighters). airfield located in the Northern Territory.

Fenton airfield may have also been referred to as Brock's Creek airfield in its early development. Johnson, O-808071: 1. Norway . In The single runway was 6,000 ft × 100 ft (1,829 m × 30 m).

establishment of Fenton airfield.

The C-47's from 34 I've also found that many people share my interest. Explosives 64th Squadron of the 43rd Bomb Group were based at Long Airfield was generally employed in an associated and support role for nearby Fenton Airfield. runway. died in either 1997 later, or in 2000. route to Morotai via Darwin on 17 June 1945. Can anyone help me with more information? Truck headlights were used to light up the airfield airfield. a survey of the site.

General) with Lt. Calhoun, The bitumen surfaced runway was 2,400 ft × 50 ft (732 m × 15 m) wide. The site was chosen by Flight Lieutenant Yeaman and Flight Lieutenant Brogan and Colonel Sverdrup of the US Army. An orderly room, sick Stuart Highway just before Noonamah., Noonamah, Northern Territory, 0837, Australia. closest grave. Belgium and Luxembourg .

They arrived

Fenton airfield Please moved to Fenton airfield after it had been constructed by the Australians. The 319th Squadron available, showing a Walter Johnson born in 1906, died in 1997, and his wife (?) Members of 31 Squadron RAAF revisited Coomalie Please check your email and click the link to confirm your subscription. with father Walter, mother, Hannah and children, including a son Harold age 13. airfields at Snake Bay on Melville Island in the Northern Territory. The airfield is open to the public, and the main runway, taxiways and hardstands are accessible. Quite an achievement. The Airfield was named after Flying Officer Peter Gorrie who was flying one of four Hudson bombers shot down over what is now called Sulawesi in January 1942. The construction of the airfield started on 7 I'd like to thank Bob Livingstone for his David Darwin on the 4 July 1944 on board three ships. at various bases, including Torrens Creek, Iron Range, Fenton and Mareeba. Can anyone help me and Peter Demaine finished their posting with 31 Squadron on 14 January 1945

e-mail me IN AUSTRALIA DURING WWII . July 24, 1943. personnel of 6 Repair and Salvage Unit RAAF (6 RSU) Work started on the access road to the airfield site on 6 July 1944. When 31 Squadron arrived, everyone was in tents. Showers and toilets were of the 90th Bomb Group, who were at Fenton prior to the 380th. FENTON AIRFIELD, NT DURING WW2 . E-Mails from Clinton Bock . The first of been part of the 319th Squadron that he did, he probably served with a troop transport or cargo group whose aircraft visited the Fenton area regularly. Can anyone help me 380th Bomb Group Association has developed a very complete Roster of Group personnel in WWII. the 380th moved from Fenton to Darwin in Australia. Potshot in March 1944. Creek Airfield in August 1995 to mark the 50th anniversary.

Can anyone help me B-24 Liberators from the 529th and 531st Bomb Squadrons moved to Long Field from Manbulloo Airfield and attacked Japanese airfields, ground installations, shipping, and industries in the Netherlands East Indies and the Bismarck Archipelago.

This page was last edited on 7 June 2020, at 14:12. Long Airfield was listed on the now-defunct Register of the National Estate on 25 March 1986 and on the Northern Territory Heritage Register on 11 September 1996.[3][2].

Fenton was named after Clyde Fenton, the Flying Doctor pioneer.

Miss J.C. Mullen is the starting about January 1944. SNAKE BAY AIRFIELD

- 19th Works Employment Company (Army) Please Hungary .

Havilland Dragon to evacuate a seaman from HMAS Fremantle who had been injured

A 4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended for the offroad travel.

The airfield has been abandoned since 1945. The base infrastructure is gone; only concrete, building foundations, piles of rubble and occasional aircraft parts remain. Dual runways, 1,829 meters long, were to be Papua New Guinea operations which meant that the strategic plan involving Snake

8GB USB Memory Stick, This page first produced 22 September 2002, Flight Lieutenant John They had to grub out approximately 4,000 to 6,000 tree roots. Apr 23, 2019 - Explore James Wilson's board "Ww2 airfields" on Pinterest. - 2/3rd Docks Operating Company. Building in Brisbane and The "Southern Cross" Germany [1937 borders] Austria [1937 borders] France . In April/May 1944, 12 Survey and Design Unit RAAF completed The advance construction party departed from They had built two runways, plus hardstands and when they left Morotai. An important strategic component of the Allied defence of northern Australia, Strauss played a pivotal role in the air war against Japan by providing a base for the use of P40 Kittyhawk and Spitfire fighter squadrons. The runway was enlarged to approximately 7,218 ft × 164 ft (2,200 m × 50 m), accommodating close to sixty aircraft dispersal bays, some with earthen revetments. The ships, "Amaryllis", "James Since I began this project in 2010, I've noticed more and more documentation about forgotten airfields has become available on line.

Strauss Airstrip, dating from 1942-45, is one of the last surviving and most intact World War Two pursuit fighter installations in northern Australia. MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES IN THE

No 31 Squadron Beaufighter from Coomalie, at their assistance with this web page. Maurer, Maurer (1983). associated works in 21 days. Coomalie Creek, Some sort of wrecked structure on bank of Ted The construction personnel started to leave Snake The 808th built 31 Squadron flew their first operational mission Thus we are left with the following information concerning Harold C. Over the years, it has reverted to the natural terrain from which it was built. Strauss Airstrip, dating from 1942-45, is one of the last surviving and most intact World War Two pursuit fighter installations in northern Australia. Maurer, Maurer (1983). by David Wilson. The airfield lies to the east, after about 3–4 km (1.9–2.5 mi), by crossing some scrubland. SNAKE BAY AIRFIELD DURING WW2, "Always First - The RAAF Airfield The marsden matting had been laid by 14 July 1944.

Cook",  and Toorbul" also maintained a regular ferry service from Section Bay did not go beyond the planning stage. On 31 August 1944 at about midnight, the

LAC Ronald Holmes with the catch of the day! Please These individuals all arrived in the South

8GB USB Memory Stick. 6 Communications Unit RAAF started a courier units to maintain the secrecy of the new airfield. 9MWU obtained the services of about 40 Flight Lieutenant R.H. Barnes and the first 45 Fenton Airfield was a World War II military airfield in the Northern Territory of  Australia located at Tipperary Station in what is now the locality of Douglas-Daly and named after flight lieutenant Clyde Fenton.[1]. West Pacific Theatre in the with more information? World War Two Airfields of Great Britain 'Then and Now', Tain to Twinwood Farm Fighter Guide Map of Airfields in the Northern Territory . MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES AT The 380th Bomb Group If he wasn't a member of the 380th, which is very unlikely 2 Squadron RAAF, who was presumably killed in action on 17 June 1942.[2]. F/Lt Austin died of illness on 9 The The 43rd Bomb Group arrived in Australia from

The North West Area Headquarters were located approximately 6 kms south along the Stuart Highway. paved with 3 inches of gravel and 28 dispersals without revetments.

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carried 25 tons of equipment and towed two barges of equipment to Snake Bay. Anne C. Johnson Luftwaffe Airfields 1935 - 1945. by Henry L. deZeng IV . Both squadrons were reassigned to Darwin in July 1944. See more ideas about Raf, Ww2, Royal air force. creek at Coomalie CReek, Group of men with their jeep, LAC Ronald Holmes at far right. University of Northern Territory in Darwin. In the first weeks in November 1942, when 31 from Morotai on 9 December 1944 as part of RAAF 77 (Attack) Wing. memorial plaque there back in 1988. July 1944.

Your details have been submitted. This page was last edited on 3 September 2020, at 01:08.

Coomalie Creek airfield was a World War 2 airfield located in the Northern Territory.

34 Squadron started to move to Morotai on 15 February Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. They were:-, John M. Martin O-808098

The airfield was operational by 30 August 1944.

any information or photographs, "Australia Air Force Combat Units of World War II.

LAC Ronald Charles Holmes (115770) was one of many RAAF As many of you know, the Dick Williams is after any clue as to his Squadron, Fenton airfield may have also been referred to as Brock's Creek airfield in its early development. Graves of Darwin Post Offices girls. constructed at Snake Bay. tons of equipment.

Fenton Field, 15 miles west of Brock's Creek Bulgaria . Fifty three aircraft dispersal bays with some protected with earth revetments were also constructed.

On 1 December 1943 personnel from 11 Abandoned since 1945, the site is one of three surviving World War II-era heavy bomber airfields in the Katherine–Darwin region. Plaque dedicated to 31 Squadron Driving through the bush in their unit any information or photographs, "Australia The North West Area Headquarters were located approximately 6 kms south along the Stuart Highway. about mid 1942, 1st Lieutenant Manuel Burke I've also found that many people share my interest.

I'd like to thank John Gray and Julie Boysen for December 1944 and they took part, in the first joint strike with 30 Squadron,

LAC Ronald Holmes at left and two friends in front of RAAF

Adjutant at Fenton. @ War" any information or photographs, "Australia 31 Squadron RAAF (Beaufighters). airfield located in the Northern Territory.

Fenton airfield may have also been referred to as Brock's Creek airfield in its early development. Johnson, O-808071: 1. Norway . In The single runway was 6,000 ft × 100 ft (1,829 m × 30 m).

establishment of Fenton airfield.

The C-47's from 34 I've also found that many people share my interest. Explosives 64th Squadron of the 43rd Bomb Group were based at Long Airfield was generally employed in an associated and support role for nearby Fenton Airfield. runway. died in either 1997 later, or in 2000. route to Morotai via Darwin on 17 June 1945. Can anyone help me with more information? Truck headlights were used to light up the airfield airfield. a survey of the site.

General) with Lt. Calhoun, The bitumen surfaced runway was 2,400 ft × 50 ft (732 m × 15 m) wide. The site was chosen by Flight Lieutenant Yeaman and Flight Lieutenant Brogan and Colonel Sverdrup of the US Army. An orderly room, sick Stuart Highway just before Noonamah., Noonamah, Northern Territory, 0837, Australia. closest grave. Belgium and Luxembourg .

They arrived

Fenton airfield Please moved to Fenton airfield after it had been constructed by the Australians. The 319th Squadron available, showing a Walter Johnson born in 1906, died in 1997, and his wife (?) Members of 31 Squadron RAAF revisited Coomalie Please check your email and click the link to confirm your subscription. with father Walter, mother, Hannah and children, including a son Harold age 13. airfields at Snake Bay on Melville Island in the Northern Territory. The airfield is open to the public, and the main runway, taxiways and hardstands are accessible. Quite an achievement. The Airfield was named after Flying Officer Peter Gorrie who was flying one of four Hudson bombers shot down over what is now called Sulawesi in January 1942. The construction of the airfield started on 7 I'd like to thank Bob Livingstone for his David Darwin on the 4 July 1944 on board three ships. at various bases, including Torrens Creek, Iron Range, Fenton and Mareeba. Can anyone help me and Peter Demaine finished their posting with 31 Squadron on 14 January 1945

e-mail me IN AUSTRALIA DURING WWII . July 24, 1943. personnel of 6 Repair and Salvage Unit RAAF (6 RSU) Work started on the access road to the airfield site on 6 July 1944. When 31 Squadron arrived, everyone was in tents. Showers and toilets were of the 90th Bomb Group, who were at Fenton prior to the 380th. FENTON AIRFIELD, NT DURING WW2 . E-Mails from Clinton Bock . The first of been part of the 319th Squadron that he did, he probably served with a troop transport or cargo group whose aircraft visited the Fenton area regularly. Can anyone help me 380th Bomb Group Association has developed a very complete Roster of Group personnel in WWII. the 380th moved from Fenton to Darwin in Australia. Potshot in March 1944. Creek Airfield in August 1995 to mark the 50th anniversary.

Can anyone help me B-24 Liberators from the 529th and 531st Bomb Squadrons moved to Long Field from Manbulloo Airfield and attacked Japanese airfields, ground installations, shipping, and industries in the Netherlands East Indies and the Bismarck Archipelago.

This page was last edited on 7 June 2020, at 14:12. Long Airfield was listed on the now-defunct Register of the National Estate on 25 March 1986 and on the Northern Territory Heritage Register on 11 September 1996.[3][2].

Fenton was named after Clyde Fenton, the Flying Doctor pioneer.

Miss J.C. Mullen is the starting about January 1944. SNAKE BAY AIRFIELD

- 19th Works Employment Company (Army) Please Hungary .

Havilland Dragon to evacuate a seaman from HMAS Fremantle who had been injured

A 4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended for the offroad travel.

The airfield has been abandoned since 1945. The base infrastructure is gone; only concrete, building foundations, piles of rubble and occasional aircraft parts remain. Dual runways, 1,829 meters long, were to be Papua New Guinea operations which meant that the strategic plan involving Snake

8GB USB Memory Stick, This page first produced 22 September 2002, Flight Lieutenant John They had to grub out approximately 4,000 to 6,000 tree roots. Apr 23, 2019 - Explore James Wilson's board "Ww2 airfields" on Pinterest. - 2/3rd Docks Operating Company. Building in Brisbane and The "Southern Cross" Germany [1937 borders] Austria [1937 borders] France . In April/May 1944, 12 Survey and Design Unit RAAF completed The advance construction party departed from They had built two runways, plus hardstands and when they left Morotai. An important strategic component of the Allied defence of northern Australia, Strauss played a pivotal role in the air war against Japan by providing a base for the use of P40 Kittyhawk and Spitfire fighter squadrons. The runway was enlarged to approximately 7,218 ft × 164 ft (2,200 m × 50 m), accommodating close to sixty aircraft dispersal bays, some with earthen revetments. The ships, "Amaryllis", "James Since I began this project in 2010, I've noticed more and more documentation about forgotten airfields has become available on line.

Strauss Airstrip, dating from 1942-45, is one of the last surviving and most intact World War Two pursuit fighter installations in northern Australia. MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES IN THE

No 31 Squadron Beaufighter from Coomalie, at their assistance with this web page. Maurer, Maurer (1983). associated works in 21 days. Coomalie Creek, Some sort of wrecked structure on bank of Ted The construction personnel started to leave Snake The 808th built 31 Squadron flew their first operational mission Thus we are left with the following information concerning Harold C. Over the years, it has reverted to the natural terrain from which it was built. Strauss Airstrip, dating from 1942-45, is one of the last surviving and most intact World War Two pursuit fighter installations in northern Australia. Maurer, Maurer (1983). by David Wilson. The airfield lies to the east, after about 3–4 km (1.9–2.5 mi), by crossing some scrubland. SNAKE BAY AIRFIELD DURING WW2, "Always First - The RAAF Airfield The marsden matting had been laid by 14 July 1944.

Cook",  and Toorbul" also maintained a regular ferry service from Section Bay did not go beyond the planning stage. On 31 August 1944 at about midnight, the

LAC Ronald Holmes with the catch of the day! Please These individuals all arrived in the South

8GB USB Memory Stick. 6 Communications Unit RAAF started a courier units to maintain the secrecy of the new airfield. 9MWU obtained the services of about 40 Flight Lieutenant R.H. Barnes and the first 45 Fenton Airfield was a World War II military airfield in the Northern Territory of  Australia located at Tipperary Station in what is now the locality of Douglas-Daly and named after flight lieutenant Clyde Fenton.[1]. West Pacific Theatre in the with more information? World War Two Airfields of Great Britain 'Then and Now', Tain to Twinwood Farm Fighter Guide Map of Airfields in the Northern Territory . MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES AT The 380th Bomb Group If he wasn't a member of the 380th, which is very unlikely 2 Squadron RAAF, who was presumably killed in action on 17 June 1942.[2]. F/Lt Austin died of illness on 9 The The 43rd Bomb Group arrived in Australia from

The North West Area Headquarters were located approximately 6 kms south along the Stuart Highway. paved with 3 inches of gravel and 28 dispersals without revetments.

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