Pilot Officer Joseph George CROWE

Service No: 417811
Born: Alberton SA, 22 March 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 July 1942
Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit, Mildura VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Operational Training Unit Kittyhawk aircraft A29-300), near Gol Gol NSW, 26 July 1943, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Mildura Public Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Henry George and Isabel Grace Crowe, of Franklin, South Australia.
Roll of Honour: Woodville SA
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 26 July 1943, Kittyhawk A29-300 crashed during air-to-ground gunnery practice at the Gol Gol Range killing the pilot, Pilot Officer Crowe.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 9

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