Leading Aircraftman Ralph Lindsay BROCKHOFF

Service No: 416144
Born: Forest Range SA, 15 October 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 31 March 1941
Unit: No. 14 Service Flying Training School (RCAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 14 Service Flying Training School Harvard aircraft 3198), Ontario, 5 December 1941, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Aylmer Cemetery, Ontario, Canada
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur Charles and Lola Eveline Brockhoff, of Unley, South Australia.
Roll of Honour: Paruna SA
Remembered: Panel 133, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 5 December 1941, Harvard 3198 flown under instruction by Leading Aircraftman Brockhoff, crashed into bush at 1530 hours 2 miles north east of Tillsonburg, Ontario. The aircraft was returning to base on completion of formation flying. Pilot Officer Lawrence Charles Gooch (J/6178) (RCAF) (Instructor Pilot) was also 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 Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/93/357

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