Leading Aircraftman Maxwell Harold CASSIDY

Service No: 431689
Born: Karoola TAS, 2 July 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 July 1943 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 35 Service Flying Training School (RCAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 35 Service Flying Training School Harvard aircraft FS876), North Battleford, 4 December 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: North Battleford Cemetery, Saskatchewan, Canada
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edwin James Cassidy and Mary Ann Cassidy, of Scottsdale, Tasmania, Australia
Roll of Honour: Launceston TAS
Remembered: Panel 133, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Leading Aircraftman Cassidy, flying solo, had been practicing aerobatics when, at 1100 hours, his Harvard struck the ground at a steep angle 2 miles southeast of Delmas, Saskatchewan.


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, 166/7/742; A705, 32/4/256

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