DURDIN, Reginald Wilton

Plane Wellington N2783 on a night training exercise when it crashed near the village of Rossington, Yorkshire. Four of the six crew were killed including Sgt Durdin.

Last Name
DURDIN
Given Names
Reginald Wilton
Service Number
407201
Date of Birth
09/12/1913
Birth Location
Adelaide S.A.
Enlistment Date
20/07/1940
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
19/08/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 4
Intake Date
18/08/1940
Finish Date
08/03/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
09/11/1941 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
25 OTU
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Accidental- night training exercise Finningley U.K
Date of Death
09/11/1941
Age
27
Cemetery / Memorial
Finningley [Holy Trinity & St Oswald] Churchyard Extension
Medals
Air Gunners badge Defence Medal 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Plane Wellington N2783 on a night training exercise when it crashed near the village of Rossington, Yorkshire. Four of the six crew were killed including Sgt Durdin.

Posting on Death
25 Operational training unit
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - DURDIN Reginald Wilton - Service Number 407201 (Grave_edited-1)
1WAGS - DURDIN Reginald Wilton - Service Number 407201 (Grave_edited-1)
1WAGS - DURDIN Reginald Wilton - Service Number 407201 (Map_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial