CHISHOLM, Robert William Tylden

Plane was a Dakota A65-2 which crashed soon after take off from Archerfield, Queensland on route to Sydney N.S.W. The crash could have been due to fog and poor visability. Four crew and Nineteen passengers were killed. Sgt Chisholm was listed as a passenger.

Last Name
CHISHOLM
Given Names
Robert William Tylden
Service Number
408563
Date of Birth
31/12/1916
Birth Location
Warburton VIC.
Enlistment Date
27/04/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
29/05/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 14
Intake Date
29/05/1941
Finish Date
17/11/1941
To
2BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
27/03/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
11 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Aircraft accident Amberley, QLD.
Date of Death
27/03/1943
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Brisbane [ Lutwyche] Cemetery Qld. Australia
Notes

Plane was a Dakota A65-2 which crashed soon after take off from Archerfield, Queensland on route to Sydney N.S.W. The crash could have been due to fog and poor visability. Four crew and Nineteen passengers were killed. Sgt Chisholm was listed as a passenger.

Posting on Death
11 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - CHISHOLM Robert William Tylden - Service Number 408563 (edited-1)
1WAGS - CHISHOLM Robert William Tylden - Service Number 408563 (edited-1)
1WAGS - CHISHOLM Robert William Tylden - Service Number 408563 (Plaque_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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