LAY, Walter John

Plane was Lockheed Hudson A16-29 which crashed into the sea at Ambon Indonesia.

Last Name
LAY
Given Names
Walter John
Service Number
408079
Date of Birth
08/05/1914
Birth Location
Horsham VIC.
Enlistment Date
12/10/1940
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
12/12/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 8
Intake Date
12/12/1940
Finish Date
02/06/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
01/01/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
13 SQN Darwin
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident Ambon Indonesia
Date of Death
01/01/1942
Age
27
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Notes

Plane was Lockheed Hudson A16-29 which crashed into the sea at Ambon Indonesia.

Posting on Death
13 Squadron Darwin
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - LAY Walter John - Service Number 408079 (Plane_edited-1)
1WAGS - LAY Walter John - Service Number 408079 (Plane_edited-1)
1WAGS - LAY Walter John - Service Number 408079 (Report_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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