Leading Aircraftman William Glen CADD

Service No: 140268
Born: Broken Hill NSW, 28 February 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 11 May 1943 (at Adelaide SA)
Unit: No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot, Breddan QLD
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot Beaufort aircraft A9-452), Charters Towers, 22 March 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Charters Towers War Cemetery, QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arnold Glen Cadd and Jane Williams Cadd, of Broken Hill, New South Wales.
Roll of Honour: Broken Hill NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide
Remembered: Zinc Corporation Roll of Honour, Broken Hill NSW

At 1315 hours on 22 March 1944 Beaufort A9-452 crashed 8 kms north of Fanning, Queensland, after its starboard engine caught fire during a travel flight. On board were:

Leading Aircraftman William Glen Cadd (140268) (General Hand, Supernumerary) Fatally injured: Died 22 March 1944
Pilot Officer Donald William Ferguson (416943) (Pilot) Fatally injured: Died 22 March 1945
Flight Sergeant Geoffrey Charles Sykes (418203) (Navigator) Fatally injured: Died 23 March 1944
Flight Sergeant Roy Herbert Williamson (413920) (Wireless Air Gunner) Slightly injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 22 February 1946
Flight Sergeant John Neil Wise (408494) (Second Pilot) Seriously injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 25 May 1945


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 258
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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