Air Power Archaeology

The Historical Archaeology of Second World War Air Power in Australia
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The Air Power Archaeology website has been developed by Daniel J. Leahy as part of his PhD project at the University of New England. The project looks at the historical archaeology of Second World War air power sites across Australia. The online database currently includes profiles for...

599
SITES
221,537
PERSONNEL
7,838
AIRCRAFT
722
UNITS

Website functionality is being made publicly available as the project progresses. It is planned that the website will continue to grow and evolve once the PhD project has been completed.

On This Day

Missing 24 July 1944:
Warrant Officer
ALLAN ALFRED COOK, RAAF
No. 13 Operational Training Unit, RAF

Williamtown, New South Wales - 24 July 1941 (NAA: A9186, 143)

Squad Drill Huts 46 and 47. Target Practice Huts 47 and 48. (morning) Security talk Anti-gas talks and Respirator Drill 1300 hours to 1700 hours.

Cape Otway, Victoria - 24 July 1942 (NAA: A9186, 581)

A.4732 P/O R.L. HARRISON who had been in charge of the Unit since its inception, officially appointed to command - authority PZ 534, 23/7.

Cape Otway, Victoria - 24 July 1943 (NAA: A9186, 581)

A lecture was given on hand grenades after which personnel were made familiar with their handling and throwing.

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21 June 2024
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

We acknowledge the traditional owners of country throughout Australia and pay our respects to elders past, present, and emerging.