Leading Aircraftman Patrick John BRADY

Service No: 412891
Born: Carcoar NSW, 31 May 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 August 1941
Unit: No. 6 Service Flying Training School, Mallala SA
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 6 Service Flying Training School Anson aircraft W2373), Mallala, 7 September 1942, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Mallala War Cemetery SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William James Brady and Carrie Brady, of Artarmon, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Carcoar NSW
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Memorial, Department of Main Roads Employees, North Sydney NSW

At about 2200 hours On 7 September 1942, Anson W2373 flown solo by Leading Aircraftman Brady had just taken off from Mallala prior to doing a night cross country flight and had climbed to about 600 feet when the aircraft commenced to turn. Immediately after, the aircraft was seen to be in difficulties, and eventually crashed to the ground killing Leading Aircraftman Brady.


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, 163/93/651; A9845, 78
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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