Sergeant Lewin Stevens CUBITT

Service No: 408973
Born: Mornington VIC, 17 September 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 June 1941
Unit: No. 222 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No.222 Squadron Spitfire aircraft AR274), Scotland, 8 January 1943, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Hammersmith Old Cemetery, London
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harry Stevens Cubitt and Annie Laura Cubitt, of Ringwood, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Balnarring VIC
Remembered: Panel 121, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1545 hours on 8 January 1943 Spitfire AR274 flown by Sergeant Cubbitt collided in the air with Spitfire AB144 flown by Flying Officer George Evelyn Brooke-Turner (126946) (RAFVR) at Dreghorn, near Auchengate, Ayrshire, Scotland, and both pilots were killed.


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, 166/8/6

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