Leading Aircraftman Dudley John DINGLE

Service No: 443029
Born: Happy Valley SA, 29 April 1926
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 May 1944
Unit: No. 4 Initial Training School, Victor Harbour SA
Died: Ground Accident, Renmark SA, 2 November 1944, Aged 18 Years
Buried: Barmera (Upper Murray) Garden of Memory, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William and Ellen May Dingle, of Gilberton, South Australia.
Roll of Honour: Walkerville SA
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On the 2 November 1944, Leading Aircraftman Dingle, an Aircrew Trainee, was accidentally shot at Renmark while on leave. He had been spending some of his leave with some other trainees at Renmark, and the accident occurred when shooting kangaroos at Caperum Station.


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 Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/9/432

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