Pilot Officer Lloyd Henry HOLLIDAY

Service No: 411786
Born: Sydney NSW, 7 June 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 May 1941
Unit: No. 75 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 75 Squadron Kittyhawk aircraft A29-1), near Kempsey NSW, 7 March 1942, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Sydney NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Henry Alston Stanley Holliday and Constance Margaret Holliday, of Greenwich; husband of Lorraine Lillian Bedford Holliday, of Longueville
Roll of Honour: Greenwich NSW
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 7 March 1942, Kittyhawk A29-1 flown by Pilot Officer Holliday being ferried from Bankstown to Townsville crashed six miles north north-west of Kempsey and Pilot Officer Holliday was killed. On this flight Pilot Officer Holliday had circled the crash of Kittyhawk A29-3, also on a transit flight to Townsville that had crashed at Wauchope killing Pilot Officer James William Norton (411713).


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, 163/36/156


Ilbery, P.L.T. (Peter Leslie Thomas) (422957) Hatching an Air Force: 2SFTS, 5SFTS, 1BFTS Uranquinty and Wagga Wagga, Banner Books Maryborough QLD 4650, 2002

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