HAMERSLEY, Leslie Hugh

Five RAAF crew and their bomber failed to return to its base at East Sale after an unoperational seaward training exercise close to the shore of Paynesville.

Last Name
HAMERSLEY
Given Names
Leslie Hugh
Service Number
406216
Date of Birth
31/01/1919
Birth Location
York W.A
Enlistment Date
12/09/1940
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
17/10/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 6
Intake Date
17/10/1940
Finish Date
05/04/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
04/05/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1 OTU
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Flying accident Paynesville Vic.
Date of Death
04/05/1945
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Sydney Memorial NSW
Medals
1939-45Star Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Burma Star Defence and War medal
Notes

Five RAAF crew and their bomber failed to return to its base at East Sale after an unoperational seaward training exercise close to the shore of Paynesville.

Posting on Death
1 Operational Training Unit Bairnsdale Vic.
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - HAMERSLEY Leslie Hugh - Service Number 406216

Acknowledgements

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