FLAHERTY, Raymond James

Plane was a Lockheed Hudson A16-186 which took off from Hughes Airfield in the Northern Territory on a Test Flight. The aircraft crash landed and burst into flames. Seven crew were killed.

Last Name
FLAHERTY
Given Names
Raymond James
Service Number
416180
Date of Birth
30/09/1913
Birth Location
Goodwood S.A
Enlistment Date
31/03/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
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
12/06/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
2 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident Hughes Airstrip Northern Territory Australia
Date of Death
12/06/1943
Age
29
Cemetery / Memorial
Adelaide River War Cemetery Northern Territory Memorial
Notes

Plane was a Lockheed Hudson A16-186 which took off from Hughes Airfield in the Northern Territory on a Test Flight. The aircraft crash landed and burst into flames. Seven crew were killed.

Posting on Death
No. 2 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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