Sergeant Harry James FLINT

Service No: 11838
Born: Melbourne VIC, 9 July 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 9 August 1940
Unit: No. 1 Rescue and Communications Squadron, Port Moresby
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Rescue and Communication Squadron Tiger Moth aircraft A17-482), Rockhampton QLD, 11 December 1942, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Rockhampton War Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harry James Flint and Ethel Muriel Flint, of Chelsea, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Chelsea VIC
Remembered: Panel 111, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 0720 hours on 10 December 1942, Tiger Moth A17-482 crashed on take-off at Rockhampton and burst into flames. Sergeant Flint, flying solo, later died in hospital.


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, 45

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