Leading Aircraftman Harold Vincent BREEN

Service No: 412477
Born: Cowra NSW, 24 April 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 July 1941
Unit: No. 2 Wireless Air Gunners School, Parkes NSW
Died: Ground Accident, Wellington NSW, 11 December 1941, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Curra Creek Roman Catholic Cemetery, Wellington, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Dennis and Josephine Breen, of Wellington
Roll of Honour: Wellington NSW
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 11 December 1941, Leading Aircraftman Breen, a Trainee Wireless Air Gunner, was killed in a vehicle accident at Wellington, New South Wales. Four young men from Wellington died as the result of the accident:

Leading Aircraftman Harold Vincent Breen (412477)
Mr Allan Crowe
Mr Cecil Rogers
Mr Clive Stewart (Aged: 25 Years) Died: 12 December 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 A9301, 412477
Trove: Wellington Times, Monday 15 December 1941, Page 3

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