4 RECRUIT DEPOT RAAF
AT PEARCE , WA
THEN BUSSELTON. WA
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WWII

 

No. 4 Recruit Depot RAAF was formed at Pearce in Western Australia on 1 March 1940 commanded by Flight Lieutenant Irvine Owen Gaze (250865), with an establishment of 124 personnel to manage 500 recruits on site. Flight Lieutenant Ronald Walters Graham (290955) took over as the Commanding Officer on 18 December 1940.

No. 4 Recruit Depot moved to RAAF Station Busselton in July 1942. The WAAAF section was located in a secure compound and was called "the Waafery".

4 Recruit Depot was disbanded in September 1945.

 

Busselton Airfield

 

33 Radar Station Busselton

 

Busselton W/T Transmission Bunker

 

Busselton Remote Receiving Bunker

 

Crash of Tiger Moth A17-614 at Busselton on 6 August 1945

 

Australian Army Units in the Busselton area during WWII

 

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