KELLY, Brian Charles Francis

Plane was a Beaufighter A8-91 which was on a test flight when it crashed into the sea four miles from Wama Strip Morotai. W/Off Fisher was uninjured with F/Sgt Kelly missing believed killed.

Last Name
KELLY
Given Names
Brian Charles Francis
Service Number
436681
Date of Birth
11/07/1921
Birth Location
Perth W.A
Enlistment Date
01/03/1943
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
19/08/1943
Course Details
Navigation Course 8
Intake Date
19/08/1943
Finish Date
16/12/1943
To
2 A.O.S
Kill Date or Discharge Date
01/10/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
30 Sqn.
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Accidental Morotai Island
Date of Death
01/10/1945
Age
24
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Notes

Plane was a Beaufighter A8-91 which was on a test flight when it crashed into the sea four miles from Wama Strip Morotai. W/Off Fisher was uninjured with F/Sgt Kelly missing believed killed.

Posting on Death
30 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - KELLY Brian Charles Francis - Service Number 436681

Acknowledgements

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