Aviation Photo #1741290 Gloster Meteor F8 - Australia - Air Force

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Built to an RAF order as WA952 but delivered directly to 77 Squadron RAAF in Japan on 8 Jan 1951. Flew 485 missions in the Korean War, including damaging a MiG 15. Named 'Rosemary' after the girlfriend of pilot Sgt Bob Strawbridge DFM. Returned to Australia 1955 and operated by 78 Wing RAAF Williamtown. In 1958 allocated to 22 (City of Sydney) Squadron, RAAF Richmond. Retired 1960 and allocated to the Australian War Memorial.
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    Phil Vabre
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    Gloster Meteor F8
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    A77-368
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    Canberra
    Australian Capital Territory
    Australia
    June 27, 2010
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