Flying Officer Norman David BROWN

Service No: 422940
Born: Botany NSW, 18 May 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 June 1942
Unit: No. 20 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 20 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit Oxford aircraft 6148), Buckinghamshire, 5 April 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Oxford (Botley) Cemetery, Oxfordshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Orpie John David and Ethel Olive Brown, of Botany, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 119, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Botany (Booralee Park) War Memorial, Botany NSW

On 5 April 1944, Oxford 6148 crashed at Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire and the crew of three was killed. The crew members were:

Flying Officer Norman David Brown (422940) (Pilot under instruction)
Flight Lieutenant John Patrickson (48002) (RAF) (Instructor Pilot)
Air Training Cadet Leslie Shearwood (107) (Air Training Corps) (Supernumerary) Aged 16 Years


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/6/476
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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