Sergeant Bernard Edward FOLEY

Service No: 207682
Born: Brisbane QLD, 15 December 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 13 June 1937 (at RAAF Station Richmond NSW)
Unit: No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School, Temora NSW
Died: Ground Accident, near West Wyalong NSW, 14 August 1941, Aged 23 Years
Cremated: Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney NSW
CWGC Additional Information: No additional information
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: New South Wales Garden of Remembrance, Rookwood NSW
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 0415 hours on 14 August 1941, Sergeant Foley was killed in a car accident on the Barmedan side of West Wyalong on the Barmedan-Wagga Wagga road. Others were injured in the crash.

Involved in the crash were:

Sergeant Bernard Edward Foley (207682)
Sergeant William Murdoch Matheson (4187) Injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 5 March 1946
Sergeant Russell William Thompson (8936) (A31441) Injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 21 May 1966
Leading Aircraftman Rex Case Walker (8882) Injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 7 November 1945


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, 163/82/123
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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