LLOYD, Hugh Herbert

Plane was a Lancaster which on returning from night circuit practice crashed into rising ground past the runway injuring all crew and killing the gunner in the turret, Sergeant Hughie Lloyd. Lloyd prior to military service was a renouned ice hockey player.

Last Name
LLOYD
Given Names
Hugh Herbert
Service Number
401508
Date of Birth
24/05/1913
Birth Location
Winnipeg Canada
Enlistment Date
28/02/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
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 Date or Discharge Date
01/02/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
467 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Aircraft accident Newark UK
Date of Death
01/02/1943
Age
30
Cemetery / Memorial
Newark-Upon-Trent Nottinghamshire UK
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster which on returning from night circuit practice crashed into rising ground past the runway injuring all crew and killing the gunner in the turret, Sergeant Hughie Lloyd. Lloyd prior to military service was a renouned ice hockey player.

Posting on Death
467 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN USB
1WAGS - LLOYD Hugh Herbert - Service Number 401508 (edited-1)
1WAGS - LLOYD Hugh Herbert - Service Number 401508 (edited-1)
1WAGS - LLOYD Hugh Herbert - Service Number 401508 (Grave_edited-1)
1WAGS - LLOYD Hugh Herbert - Service Number 401508 (Plane_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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