No. 8 Transport and Movement Office RAAF

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Brief History

The Unit was formed at Winnellie, a northern suburb of Darwin on 1 April 1944 with detachments at Batchelor, Alice Springs, Mt. Isa and Gorrie. It was disbanded on 20 August 1946.

RAAF Transportation and Movement Offices were established to move large volumes and numbers of RAAF goods, equipment and personnel by ship, rail and road during the war. They were set up in northern areas of Australia, New Guinea and surroundmg islands. They also helped to supply American units when required.



Source of information - Units of the Royal Australian Airforce - A Concise History - Vol 6 Logistics Units - Australian Government Publishing Service - 1995

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