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Compiled and copyright © Tony Drury 2005

Photograph Copyright © Janice Pedder 2004

The plaque speaks for itself. There is a web site to link detailing this that includes a memorial garden at the airfield in Schofields N.S.W. which was operated by the Royal Navy during WW2, follow the Dedication ceremony link on the page to see 'Wall & Rose Garden Memorial to the Armed forces that have occupied the area in the past '. The more pictures link has a plaque detailing the sites use.

Schofields was occupied by two Royal Navy MONABs (Mobile Naval Air Bases), Numbers 3 & 6, whilst Archerfield in Brisbane Queensland was occupied by TAMY (Transportable Aircraft Maintenance Yard) number 1.

Full details of the units are on Tony Drury's Naval Aviation Historian, Brighton, UK site

Other useful information can be found on the folliwing:

'The story of the Mobile Airfields of the Royal Navy' web site

The Wikipedia British Pacific Fleet web pages

Last updated 30 October, 2022

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