Port Pirie RAAF Base

Pirie East, SA

Location
Douglas DC-3 Engine
Gary Fradd

Key Information

Memorial Name
Port Pirie RAAF Base
Address

Aerodrome Road, Pirie East SA 5540

Memorial Type
Stone
Conflicts
Second World War, 1939–45
Dedication Date
16 Jun 1991
Memorial Designer

Unknown

Not accessible to the public
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¹No. 2 Bombing & Gunnery School (2 BAGS) officially formed on the 15th June 1941 to provide bombing and aerial gunnery training for pilots; this was an eight

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¹ On the 9th of December 1943, No. 2 Bombing & Gunnery School (2 BAGS) was formally redesignated No. 3 Aerial Observers School (3 AOS). After 8 weeks initial

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¹During World War II, the RAAF established several operational training units (OTUs) to convert recently graduated pilots from advanced trainers to combat

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¹No. 5 Central Recovery Depot (CRD) was formed at Mallala, South Australia on the 1st of February 1944 under its Commanding Officer T.M. Carroll with a strength

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