Leading Aircraftman William Moore ASPINALL

Service No: 402271
Born: Sydney NSW, 25 October 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 July 1940
Unit: No. 6 Elementary Flying Training School, Tamworth NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 6 Elementary Flying Training School Tiger Moth aircraft A17-59), near Tamworth NSW, 9 October 1940, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Northern Suburbs General Cemetery, Sydney NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Leslie C. Aspinall and Louisa Aspinall, of Mosman
Roll of Honour: Mosman NSW
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 0930 hours on 9 October 1940, Tiger Moth A17-59 flown solo by Leading Aircraftman Aspinall spun in from 50 feet and crashed about 11 miles from Tamworth towards Manilla and he was killed.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9301, 402271; A9845, 33

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