FLEAY, Alan Kenneth

Plane was Vengeance A27-29 which dived from low cloud at a steep angle and struck the ground nine miles from Goulburn, N.S.W. The bombs exploded on impact, completely shattering the aircraft. The occupants of the aircraft were Sgt Gilbert L.P [pilot] and Sgt Fleay A.K [Navigator]

Last Name
FLEAY
Given Names
Alan Kenneth
Service Number
415939
Date of Birth
17/02/1921
Birth Location
Katanning W.A
Enlistment Date
22/04/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
25/06/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 27
Intake Date
25/06/1942
Finish Date
14/12/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
04/08/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
4 OTU Wlm
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Accidental Goulburn NSW
Date of Death
04/08/1943
Age
22
Cemetery / Memorial
Goulburn General Cemetery
Notes

Plane was Vengeance A27-29 which dived from low cloud at a steep angle and struck the ground nine miles from Goulburn, N.S.W. The bombs exploded on impact, completely shattering the aircraft. The occupants of the aircraft were Sgt Gilbert L.P [pilot] and Sgt Fleay A.K [Navigator]

Posting on Death
4 Operational Training Unit Williamtown
NAA Status
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1WAGS - FLEAY Alan Kenneth - Service Number 415939 (Enlistment photo)
1WAGS - FLEAY Alan Kenneth - Service Number 415939 (Enlistment photo)
1WAGS - FLEAY Alan Kenneth - Service Number 415939 (ITS_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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