Pilot Officer Lenn BAYLISS

Service No: 10054
Born: 5 March 1921, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School, Mascot NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School Tiger Moth aircraft A17-29), Randwick NSW, 18 November 1940, Aged 19 Years
Cremated: Sydney (Eastern Suburbs) Crematorium, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Thomas Weaver Bayliss and Mildred Eggington Bayliss, of Bulolo, New Guinea
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 5, NSW Cremation Memorial, Sydney
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1205 hours on 18 November 1940, Pilot Officer Bayliss fell out of A17-29 from the inverted position while doing a slow roll and he was fatally injured. The Trainee Pilot, Leading Aircraftman Clark, recovered the aircraft and landed safely.

The crew members of A17-29 were:

Pilot Officer Lenn Bayliss (10054) (Instructor Pilot) Killed
Leading Aircraftman Arthur Welsby Clark (404321) (Trainee Pilot) Uninjured, Discharged from the RAAF: 16 July 1941


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 A705, 32/10/3053; A705, 32/10/3223

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