BIDSTRUP, George Ferguson

Plane was a DeHavilland Mosquito FB 40 A52-70 from 5 O.T.U Williamtown on a routine cross-country flight to Moree. It was decided the plane had flown into trees during fog or cloud.

Last Name
BIDSTRUP
Given Names
George Ferguson
Service Number
430007
Date of Birth
14/07/1924
Birth Location
Melbourne VIC.
Enlistment Date
23/07/1942
Enlistment Location
Sugar Loaf Creek, Vic
1Wags Start Date
01/04/1943
Course Details
Navigation Course 3
Intake Date
01/04/1943
Finish Date
14/10/1943
Kill or Discharge Date
16/04/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
5 OTU
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Aircraft accident Barrington Tops Scone NSW
Date of Death
16/04/1945
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Sandgate War Cemetery NSW
Notes

Plane was a DeHavilland Mosquito FB 40 A52-70 from 5 O.T.U Williamtown on a routine cross-country flight to Moree. It was decided the plane had flown into trees during fog or cloud.

Posting on Death
5 Operational training Unit
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs