Flying Officer Andrew Seaton CAMPBELL

Service No: 408965
Born: Kew VIC, 20 December 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 June 1941
Unit: Ferry Command (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (Ferry Command Boston aircraft BZ385), Goose Bay, 10 March 1943, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Goose Bay Joint Services Cemetery, Labrador, Canada
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Dr. Frederick Harper Campbell and Agnes Brougham Campbell, of Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Hawthorn VIC
Remembered: Panel 120, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 10 March 1943, Boston BZ385 was detailed to fly from Labrador on delivery flight to the UK. Twelve minutes after take-off, engine trouble developed and the Pilot attempted to turn back and make a landing. At 1029 hours the aircraft stalled and crashed at Goose Bay and all the crew members were killed.

The crew members of BZ385 were:

Mr Albert Befus (Radio Operator) Canadian Civilian
Flying Officer Andrew Seaton Campbell (408965) (Navigator)
Mr Kenneth W Quayle (Pilot) US Civilian


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, 166/7/45

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