CRAVEN, Lyndley Dawson

Plane was a Blenheim 1V V5869 which hit a tree while low flying and overturned at Isolo, Kenya and was destroyed by fire. Three crew were killed.

Last Name
CRAVEN
Given Names
Lyndley Dawson
Service Number
400171
Date of Birth
01/07/1912
Birth Location
Melbourne VIC.
Enlistment Date
23/06/1940
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
25/07/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 3
Intake Date
25/07/1940
Finish Date
12/01/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
13/07/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
OTIPK
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Aircraft accident Nanyuki, Kenya Africa
Date of Death
13/07/1942
Age
30
Cemetery / Memorial
Nanyuki War Cemetery Kenya
Medals
AIr Gunners badge Africa Star Defence and war medal 1939-45 Star
Notes

Plane was a Blenheim 1V V5869 which hit a tree while low flying and overturned at Isolo, Kenya and was destroyed by fire. Three crew were killed.

Posting on Death
OTIPK
NAA Status
DIGITIZED

Acknowledgements

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