Warrant Officer Henry Thomas George GRIFFIN

Service No: 4594
Born: Dubbo NSW, 6 June 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 3 July 1939
Unit: Care and Maintenance Unit Narrandera
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 92 Squadron Beaufighter aircraft A8-245), Narrandera NSW, 3 September 1945, Aged 32 Years
Buried: Narrandera War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles Henry and Amy Margaret Griffin; husband of Ivy Mary Griffin, of Bexley
Roll of Honour: Bathurst NSW
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, Bathurst NSW
Remembered: Narrandera Tiger Moth Memorial, Narrandera NSW

On the 3 September 1945, Beaufighter A8-245 crashed at Narrandera during local flying and all on board were killed.

On board A8-245 were:

Sergeant Norman John Bailey (37964) (Second Pilot)
Flight Sergeant Harold Stewart Currie (15235) (Clerk General, Supernumerary)
Warrant Officer Henry Thomas George Griffin (4594) (Equipment Assistant, Supernumerary)
Warrant Officer Leslie Hunter Jorgensen (429501) (Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Robert Lindsay Norton (149756) (Equipment Assistant, Supernumerary)
Corporal Hilton George Shung (68720) (Equipment Assistant, Supernumerary)
Sergeant Albert Victor Whittington (5668) (Instrument Maker, Supernumerary)


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, 166/16/770; A9845, 58
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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