FITZGERALD, Lancelot Lloyd

Plane was a Beaufort A9-146 which crashed into the ground during a night flying exercise 5 miles from East Sale, Victoria. Three crew were killed.

Last Name
FITZGERALD
Given Names
Lancelot Lloyd
Service Number
88417
Date of Birth
10/02/1925
Birth Location
Hobart TAS.
Enlistment Date
26/02/1943
Enlistment Location
Hobart
1Wags Start Date
11/11/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 45, WAGS Course 47
Intake Date
11/11/1943
Finish Date
19/07/1944
To
AGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
07/02/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1 OTU
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident East Sale Vic. Australia
Date of Death
07/02/1945
Age
19
Cemetery / Memorial
Sale War Cemetery VIC. Australia
Notes

Plane was a Beaufort A9-146 which crashed into the ground during a night flying exercise 5 miles from East Sale, Victoria. Three crew were killed.

Posting on Death
1 Operational Training Unit
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - FITZGERALD Lancelot Lloyd - Service Number 88417  (ewspaper)
1WAGS - FITZGERALD Lancelot Lloyd - Service Number 88417  (ewspaper)
1WAGS - FITZGERALD Lancelot Lloyd - Service Number 88417  (rave_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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