WATER TANK ART. RAAF Base Wagga Wagga NSW. Artist – Sam Brooks
“THEN. NOW. ALWAYS”. Commissioned as part of 100 Year Centenary of the RAAFThe vision was to understand the connection, contribution & sacrifice Riverina residents made during WW2. A training mission undertaken 1939-1945 where 27,387 aircrew were trained in Aviation, Navigation, Engineering & ground operations.
Throughout the mural –
The CAC Wirraway. (Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation)
Maps of the Riverina.
141 Stars – The 141 aviators that lost their life in the Riverina whilst training.
Sqn Ldr N. Parry AFC of Deniliquin (wearing the Mae West)
William Ellis Newton VC
Womens Auxiliary Australian Air Force (WAAAF)