HENDRICKSON, Peter Albion

Plane was an Airspeed Oxford AS-618 of No. 1 OTU which took off from East Sale in Victoria on an operational training mission over Bass Strait. The aircraft crashed near the Lighthouse on Deal Island in Bass Strait killing all four crew members.

Last Name
HENDRICKSON
Given Names
Peter Albion
Service Number
419937
Date of Birth
23/07/1922
Birth Location
Maryborough VIC
Enlistment Date
09/10/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
10/12/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 33
Intake Date
10/12/1942
Finish Date
31/05/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
23/09/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1 OTU E/Sale
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident Deal Island, Tasmania Australia
Date of Death
23/09/1943
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Springvale War Cemetery Melbourne Australia
Notes

Plane was an Airspeed Oxford AS-618 of No. 1 OTU which took off from East Sale in Victoria on an operational training mission over Bass Strait. The aircraft crashed near the Lighthouse on Deal Island in Bass Strait killing all four crew members.

Posting on Death
1 Operational Training Unit East Sale
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - HENDRICKSON Peter Albion - Service Number 419937 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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