Leading Aircraftman Frank Lloyd BROOKER

Service No: 423614
Born: Artarmon NSW, 6 September 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 July 1942
Unit: No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School, Temora NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School Tiger Moth aircraft A17-433), near Temora NSW, 10 March 1943, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Temora General Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Frederick Benjamin and Lena Brooker; husband of Iris Pearl Brooker, of Upper Manilla
Roll of Honour: Manilla NSW
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Manilla and District Soldiers Memorial Hall, Manilla NSW

At 1015 hours on 10 March 1943, Tiger Moth A17-433 crashed approximately seven miles south east of the Temora aerodrome in a paddock on the property of Mr Vogele at “Malkeith”. Both the crew members were killed.

The crew members of A17-433 were:

Leading Aircraftman Frank Lloyd Brooker (423614) (Trainee Pilot)
Sergeant Cyril Frans Plisch (405960) (Instructor Pilot)


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, 166/6/70; A9845, 44
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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