Sergeant Lyndley Dawson CRAVEN

Service No: 400171
Born: Melbourne VIC, 1 July 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 23 June 1940
Unit: No. 70 Operational; Training Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 70 Operational Training Unit Blenheim aircraft V5869), Isiolo, Kenya, 13 July 1942, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Nanyuki War Cemetery, Kenya
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Albert Edward and Lucy Lavinia Craven, of Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Camberwell VIC
Remembered: Panel 120, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1045 hours on the 13 July 1942, Blenheim V5869 crashed at Isiolo and all the crew members were killed.

The crew members of V5869 were:

Sergeant Lyndley Dawson Craven (400171) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Pilot Officer Herbert Hugh Elliott (124655) (RAFVR) (Observer)
Flying Officer Eric Arthur Main (46087) (RAFVR) (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, 163/98/681

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