Second Lieutenant George Pollard KAY

From Australia serving in the Royal Flying Corps

Service No: Not Assigned
Born: Malvern VIC, Date unavailable
Unit: 46th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, based at La Gorgue, France
Died: Injuries from an Aircraft Accident, France, 29 June 1917, Aged 21 Years
Buried: La Gorgue Communal Cemetery, Nord, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mr. G. A. and Mrs. S. W. Kay, of 349 Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

During a practice flight to Arras on 27 June 1917, Second Lieutenant Kay, flying Sopwith Scout aircraft B1728, went into a spin and crashed at the 12th Squadron Aerodrome.   He died from his injuries two days later.


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Book AIR 1/968 page 62, 154247


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