Flight Lieutenant David Burton BRADLEY

Service No: 223
Born: Wollstonecraft NSW, 11 May 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 July 1937
Unit: No. 7 Squadron, RAAF Station Laverton VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 6 Squadron Lockheed Hudson aircraft A16-144) Ceduna SA, 17 January 1942, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Ceduna (Murat Bay) Public Cemetery, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Clement Henry Burton Bradley and Edith Mabel Bradley, of Lavender Bay, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 100, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Lockheed Hudson aircraft A16-144 crashed on take-off at Ceduna SA on 17 January 1942 while on delivery to No. 14 Squadron at RAAF Station Pearce WA.

Those killed on A16-144 were:

Flight Lieutenant David Burton Bradley (223) (Pilot)
Sergeant Ronald Dow (406714) (Second Pilot)
Squadron Leader Gordon Stanley Laming (84) (Pilot, Supernumerary)
Corporal William Clyde Lindsay (23720) (Wireless Telegraph Operator, Supernumerary)
Flight Sergeant Frederick Archibald Walker (407383) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Robert William Westcott (401557) (Wireless Air Gunner)


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, 136


Vincent, D. (David) The RAAF Hudson Story Book 1, D. Vincent Highbury SA 5089, 1989

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