Leading Aircraftman Oswald Mosley CONNORS

Service No: 6771
Born: Bulli NSW, 23 April 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 8 January 1940
Unit: No. 22 Service Flying Training School RAF
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 22 Service Flying Training School Harvard aircraft N7198), near Gwelo, 16 August 1941, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Gweru Cemetery, Zimbabwe
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Daniel and Heather Isobel Connors, of Coledale, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Bulli NSW
Remembered: Panel 134, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 16 August 1941, Harvard N7198 took off for instrument flying practice and crashed at 1200 hours 8 miles east of Gwelo, Rhodesia, killing both crew members.

The crew members of N7198 were:

Leading Aircraftman Harold George Boulter (400960) (Student Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Oswald Mosley Connors (6771) (Student Pilot)


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, 163/98/291


Winter, V.A. (Vincent Adams) Noble Six Hundred: the story of the Empire Air Training Scheme with special reference to Australians who trained in Southern Rhodesia, V.A. Winter Brighton VIC 3186, 1982

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