BARRETT-LENNARD, John Allen

Plane was a Halifax R9531 from No. 1658 H.C.U which was on a cross country navigational exercise when it crashed into Hydroprest Ltd. Concrete Works near Scunthorpe Yorkshire UK. The aircraft crashed amoungst the buildings injuring several work men. The aircraft exploded killing all but one crew member.

Last Name
BARRETT-LENNARD
Given Names
John Allen
Service Number
406709
Date of Birth
06/11/1921
Birth Location
York W.A
Enlistment Date
31/03/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
01/05/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 13
Intake Date
01/05/1941
Finish Date
20/10/1941
To
2 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
05/12/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1658 Conv
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident United Kingdom
Date of Death
05/12/1942
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Brigg Cemetery Lincolnshire U.K
Notes

Plane was a Halifax R9531 from No. 1658 H.C.U which was on a cross country navigational exercise when it crashed into Hydroprest Ltd. Concrete Works near Scunthorpe Yorkshire UK. The aircraft crashed amoungst the buildings injuring several work men. The aircraft exploded killing all but one crew member.

Posting on Death
1658 CONVS UNIT
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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