LEST WE FORGET

Flight Sergeant Maurice Isaac GREEN

Service No: 423717
Born: Prahran VIC, 19 November 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 July 1942 (at Sydney NSW)
Unit: No. 6 Operational Training Unit, Jervis Bay NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 6 Operational Training Unit Beaufort aircraft A9-469), off the NSW Coast, 26 January 1944, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Nowra War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Israel and Bella Miriam Green, of Bellevue Hill
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: The Great Synagogue World War II Roll of Honour, Sydney NSW

At 2150 hours on 26 January 1944, Beaufort A9-469 was lost at sea 18 miles off Point Perpendicular. The cause of the accident is unknown.

The crew members of A9-469 were:

Flight Sergeant William Bungay (417989) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Flight Sergeant Maurice Isaac Green (423717) (Second Pilot)
Flying Officer Ronald Francis McKay (411159) (Pilot)
Flight Sergeant Kenneth Halliday Warhurst (421949) (Navigator)

References:

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, 258
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

Bibliography:

Wilson, S. (Stewart) Beaufort, Beaufighter and Mosquito in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1990