Sergeant Roger Byron CLOUGH

Service No: 444226
Born: Abbotsford NSW, 14 January 1926
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 January 1944
Unit: No. 6 Service Flying Training School, Mallala SA
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 6 Service Flying Training School Oxford aircraft LW879), Port Parham SA, 28 November 1945, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Mallala War Cemetery SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harry and Vera Kate Clough, of Abbotsford, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Drummoyne War Memorial, Drummoyne NSW

At 0943 hours on 28 November 1945, Oxford LW879 flown by Sergeant Clough crashed 300 yards north-west of Port Parham and he was killed. He was on a solo general flying practice during which, in breach of orders, he proceeded to shoot up the rest camp at Port Parham. The aircraft pulled out of a dive, took a steep turn to the right and slipped into the ground.


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, 166/7/1227
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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