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Wing memorial outside the old control tower and old terminal building at Jackson Airport
This memorial is dedicated to Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Squadron Leader John F. Jackson Killed In Action (KIA) on April 28, 1942 piloting P-40E Kittyhawk A29-8 whom 7 Mile Drome was renamed Jacson Drome in his honor. The bronze plaque in the center of the wing reads: "Erected in the memory of Squadron Leader John Francis Jackson, D.F.C. 75 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force, killed in action 28th April, 1942 aged 34 for whom this airfield is named."
Credit: Justin Taylan  Date: 2005

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