HASLAM, Colin Arthur Lee

Seven members of the RAAF, all Victorians were killed when their aircraft crashed 4 miles N.W of Bairnsdale. Five of the airmen had travelled in the plane from New Guinea and were on their way home for leave.

Last Name
HASLAM
Given Names
Colin Arthur Lee
Service Number
436910
Date of Birth
08/02/1925
Birth Location
Narrogin W.A
Enlistment Date
22/05/1943
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
22/07/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 41, WAGS Course 42
Intake Date
19/08/1943
Finish Date
09/02/1944
To
AGS
Kill or Discharge Date
08/12/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
100 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Killed in aircraft accident near Bairnsdale Vic.
Date of Death
08/12/1944
Age
19
Cemetery / Memorial
Bairnsdale War Cemetery Vic.
Medals
1939-45 Star Pacific Star War medal 1939-45 Australia Service medal Returned from active service badge
Notes

Seven members of the RAAF, all Victorians were killed when their aircraft crashed 4 miles N.W of Bairnsdale. Five of the airmen had travelled in the plane from New Guinea and were on their way home for leave.

Posting on Death
100 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Haslam Colin - Service Number 436910 (edited-2)
1WAGS - Haslam Colin - Service Number 436910 (edited-2)
1WAGS - HASLAM Colin Arthur Lee - Service Number 436910

Acknowledgements

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