RANFORD, John Colin

Plane was a Tiger Moth piloted by John Colin Ranford with Norman Henry Smith, both trainees at No. 1 WAGS RAAF Ballarat. The aircraft crashed at Windermere near Ballarat Vic. No cause could be determined for the crash.

Last Name
RANFORD
Given Names
John Colin
Service Number
436932
Date of Birth
09/10/1924
Birth Location
Subiaco W.A
Enlistment Date
22/05/1943
Enlistment Location
Perth
Course Details
Other
Kill or Discharge Date
06/03/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
Perth 1945
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Aircraft accident Windermere Vic. Pilot
Date of Death
06/03/1945
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Ballarat New General Cemetery
Notes

Plane was a Tiger Moth piloted by John Colin Ranford with Norman Henry Smith, both trainees at No. 1 WAGS RAAF Ballarat. The aircraft crashed at Windermere near Ballarat Vic. No cause could be determined for the crash.

Posting on Death
1 WAGS Ballarat
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - RANFORD J.C - Service Number 436932
1WAGS - RANFORD J.C - Service Number 436932
1WAGS - RANFORD John Colin - Service Number 436932

Acknowledgements

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