AHERN, Edmund James Kiely

Plane was an Avro Anson A4-20 of 1 Air Observers School Raaf at Evans Head which crashed during a navigation training exercise at Knockrow, Ballina N.S.W. 4 crew were killed.

Last Name
AHERN
Given Names
Edmund James Kiely
Service Number
404758
Date of Birth
24/01/1918
Birth Location
Selwyn QLD.
Enlistment Date
08/11/1940
Enlistment Location
Brisbane
1Wags Start Date
29/05/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 14
Intake Date
29/05/1941
Finish Date
15/12/1941
Kill or Discharge Date
22/05/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1 AOS
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Accidental Evans Head Navigational training exercise.
Date of Death
22/05/1944
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Evans Head War Cemetery N.S.W
Notes

Plane was an Avro Anson A4-20 of 1 Air Observers School Raaf at Evans Head which crashed during a navigation training exercise at Knockrow, Ballina N.S.W. 4 crew were killed.

Posting on Death
1 Air Observer school Evans Head
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - AHERN Edmund James Keily - Service Number 404758 (edited-1)
1WAGS - AHERN Edmund James Keily - Service Number 404758 (edited-1)
1WAGS - AHERN Edmund James Kiely - Service Number 404758 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs