THE REDLANDS @ WAR

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43rd Landing Craft Company, 3rd Water Transport Group, Corps of Royal Australian Engineers camped on Coochiemudlo Island Capalaba Hotel, commandeered by the US Army Collision of two Wirraways at Thornlands near Cleveland on 13 February 1942
4 airmen killed
Crash of a Qantas De Havilland DH-86 aircraft at foot of Mt. Petrie in August 1942 after flying over Redland Bay
11 killed - crash witnessed by Tom Blunt's father and wreckage found by him

Can anyone help with more information?

Flying Boat base
at Redland Bay
I believe this was set up after WW2

An anyone tell me more about this flying boat base?

Residences and Buildings commandeered by the Military in the Redlands Area during WW2
US Army Signal Corps - Redland Bay Golf Course Radio Communications site US Army Signal Corps - Capalaba Radio Receiving site at Old Cleveland Road East US Navy Gunnery School, Wellington Point
US Navy Merchant Marine Anti-aircraft Training Center, Wellington Point US Way Station on North Stradbroke Island Victoria Point Water
Transport (Landing Craft)
Training Centre
Women's Land Army Girls at Birkdale School of Arts building  Women's National Emergency Legion (WENL) formed at Redland Bay  

 

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