Sergeant Desmond Thomas GREEN

Service No: 419000
Born: Carlton VIC, 27 June 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 June 1942
Unit: Central Flying School
Died: Aircraft Accident (Central Flying School Avro Cadet aircraft A6-14), near Tamworth NSW, 3 August 1943, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Tamworth War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Thomas Frederick and Margaret Green, of Hawthorn, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Hawthorn VIC
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

During a non-operational training flight on 3 August 1943, Avro Cadet Trainer A6-14 crashed 13 miles south east of Tamworth at about 1500 hours and both crew members were killed in the accident.

The crew members of A6-14 were:

Sergeant William George Anderson (418784) (Second Pilot)
Sergeant Desmond Thomas Green (419000) (Pilot)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/16/139; A9845, 189

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