Sergeant Arthur Albert ADOLPH

Service No: 413719
Born: Paddington NSW, 2 March 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 13 September 1941
Unit: No. 1 Operational Training Unit, Bairnsdale VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Operational Training Unit Beaufort aircraft A9-5), Bairnsdale, 17 November 1942, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Rookwood Necropolis, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Albert Arthur and Mary Elizabeth Adolph, of Granville.
Roll of Honour: Granville NSW
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: University of Sydney World War II Roll of Honour, Camperdown NSW

On 17 November 1943, Beaufort A9-5 crashed during non-operational navigational reconnaissance flight 5 miles east north east of Bairnsdale. The aircraft apparently stalled while attempting a forced landing.

The crew members of A9-5 were:

Sergeant Arthur Albert Adolph (413719) (Observer)
Sergeant Ian Waldock Garside (409685) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Alan Francis Musgrave (409728) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Flying Officer Frank Watson Wildy (415208) (Pilot)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 241
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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