RAF Serial Number T5001. Assigned to the RAAF 1 AD on May 11, 1943. Transfered to 30 Squadon on July 6, 1942 and coded "T", and operated from Wards Drome (5 Mile) near Port Moresby.
On April 12, 1943, this Beaufighter was damaged on the ground at Wards Drome by bomb shrapnel. On May 17 to 15 ARD. On June 6, 1943 converted to components.
Beaufighters in the Pacific: A History of the RAAF Beaufighter Squadrons in the South West Pacific Area (2005 revised), page 24
ADF Serials - Beaufighter A19-37
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January 31, 2018