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    Monto Queensland Australia

Location
Lat 24° 52' 0S Long 151° 7' 0E  Monto is located in central Queensland in Australia.

Italian POW Camp
During World War II, a POW camp was established at Monto for civilians of Italian and German decent from the area, who were interned here. Today, only the cooking area remains.

Kroombit Tops
National Park located to the northwest of Monto.

B-24D "Beautiful Betsy" Serial Number 42-40387
Pilot McDaniel MIA February 26, 1945 wreckage located 1994 remains recovered

McGlaughland Property / Yarrol
Located on private property, on the border between Monto and Yarrol, also known as "Magpie". The landowner and rancher Jeff McGlaughland keeps a visitor log of people who come to visit the C-47 wreck since 1980. The graves of those aboard are in Bundaberg. A propeller from the C-47 is displayed at the Monto RSL.

C-47A "Star Duster" Serial Number 41-18648
Pilot Gibson crashed November 21, 1943

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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