Warrant Officer John Howard GOLDSWORTHY

Service No: 409107
Born: Northcote VIC, 7 February 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 May 1941
Unit: No. 2 Flying Instructors School (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (Master aircraft AZ519), Scotland, 20 January 1944, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery, Angus, Scotland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Frederick Sydney and Jean Walton Goldsworthy; husband of Enid Irene Goldsworthy, of Thornbury, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Northcote VIC
Remembered: Panel 122, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 20 January 1944, Master AZ519 took off from RAF Station Montrose, Angus, on a non-operational flight. After stalling the aircraft crashed at Laurencekirk, Kincardie,at 1535 hours and the crew of two was killed.

The crew members of AZ519 were:

Warrant Officer John Howard Goldsworthy (409107) (Pilot)
Sergeant John Marriott Haines (1324323) (RAFVR) (Second Pilot)


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, 166/16/261

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