Warrant Officer Harold Jackson FLETCHER

Service No: 405204
Born: Goondiwindi QLD, 15 February 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 3 February 1941
Unit: No. 9 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 9 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit Anson aircraft LT116), Wales, 8 June 1944, Aged 32 Years
Buried: Chester (Blacon) Cemetery, Cheshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edwin and Edith May Fletcher; husband of Sheila Thorburn Fletcher, of Warwick, Queensland, Australia
Roll of Honour: Warwick QLD
Remembered: Panel 122, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 8 June 1944, Anson LT116 took off on a non-operational training flight and crashed at 0400 hours near South Bethesda, North Wales. All on board were killed.

The crew members of LT116 were:

Warrant Officer Harold Jackson Fletcher (405204) (Wireless Operator Air)
Flying Officer William Donald Nelson McKessock (J/38813) (RCAF)
Flying Officer Malcolm James Mott (428745) (Navigator)
Flight Sergeant Peter Selwood Sullivan (412855) (Pilot)
Sergeant Leonard John Pearce (1321554) (RAFVR) (Wireless Operator (Air)


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, 166/13/245

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