Warrant Officer William Donald Garland FROST

Service No: 420616
Born: Barraba NSW, 27 February 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 8 November 1941
Unit: No. 51 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 51 Operational Training Unit Mosquito aircraft HK141), Bedfordshire, 10 February 1945, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Chester (Blacon) Cemetery, Cheshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Thomas Frost and Sarah Elizabeth Frost, of Barraba, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Barraba NSW
Remembered: Panel 122, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Barraba and District War Memorial, Barraba NSW

On 10 February 1945, Mosquito HK141 took off from RAF Station Cranfield on a non-operational flight. The aircraft crashed at 2020 hours at Red Farm near Mount Helvellyn, and both the crew members were killed.

The crew members of HK141 were:

Warrant Officer William Donald Garland Frost (420616) (Pilot)
Flight Sergeant Corbie Frank Marshall (433705) (Navigator)


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, 166/14/357
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line