Leading Aircraftman Alfred Buckley KIRKWOOD

Service No: 410676
Born: Bendigo VIC, 27 July 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 31 January 1943
Unit: No. 7 Service Flying Training School, Deniliquin NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 7 Service Flying Training School Wirraway aircraft A20-187), near Deniliquin, 15 December 1942, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Deniliquin War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Albert Buckley Kirkwood and Frederica Alice Maud Kirkwood, of Prahran, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1215 hours on 15 December 1942, Wirraway A20-187 flown solo by Leading Aircraftman Kirkwood, a Trainee Pilot, crashed seven miles east of Deniliquin and he was killed.


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, 163/133/210; A9845, 107

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