Sergeant William George ANDERSON

Service No: 418784
Born: North Fitzroy VIC, 16 September 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 June 1942
Unit: Central Flying School
Died: Aircraft Accident (Central Flying School Avro Cadet aircraft A6-14), near Tamworth NSW, 3 August 1943, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Tamworth War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Jonah William and Hanora Anderson, of Coburg, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Coburg VIC
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

During a non-operational training flight on 3 August 1943, Avro Cadet Trainer A6-14 crashed 13 miles south east of Tamworth at about 1500 hours and both crew members were killed in the accident.

The crew members of A6-14 were:

Sergeant William George Anderson (418784) (Second Pilot)
Sergeant Desmond Thomas Green (419000) (Pilot)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/3/87; A9845, 189

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