Flying Officer Thomas James Russell CROW

Service No: 409818
Born: Williamstown VIC, 24 April 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 October 1941
Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Operational Training Unit Kittyhawk aircraft A29-80), near Mildura VIC, 26 November 1943, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Mildura Public Cemetery, Victoria
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James and Agnes Hamilton Crow, of Canterbury
Roll of Honour: Canterbury VIC
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1050 hours on 26 November 1943, Kittyhawk A29-80 flown by Flying Officer Crow crashed 20 miles west of the Mildura aerodrome and he was killed. The aircraft struck a tree and crashed during a low flying exercise.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/8/303; A9845, 4

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