LINDLEY, George Grey

POW Japanese - Died 21/8/1945 Celebes. Executed by the Japanese after surrender. Plane was a Liberator A72-92 which was hit by anti-aircraft fire. Lindley and 2 others were captured and killed by the Japanese as POW's.

Last Name
LINDLEY
Given Names
George Grey
Service Number
427712
Date of Birth
08/08/1924
Birth Location
Pickering Brook W.A
Enlistment Date
13/09/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
10/12/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 33
Intake Date
12/11/1942
Finish Date
31/05/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
21/08/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
21 SQN POW
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Prisoner of War Celebes
Date of Death
21/08/1945
Age
31
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Prisoner of War
POW
Notes

POW Japanese - Died 21/8/1945 Celebes. Executed by the Japanese after surrender. Plane was a Liberator A72-92 which was hit by anti-aircraft fire. Lindley and 2 others were captured and killed by the Japanese as POW's.

Posting on Death
21 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - LINDLEY George Grey - Service Number 427712 (edited-1)
1WAGS - LINDLEY George Grey - Service Number 427712 (edited-1)
1WAGS - LINDLEY George Grey - Service Number 427712 (Memorial_edited-1)
1WAGS - LINDLEY George Grey - Service Number 427712 (Photo_edited-1)
1WAGS - LINDLEY George Grey - Service Number 427712 (Portrait_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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