Leading Aircraftman John Gray LEMON

Service No: 400371
Born: Donald VIC, 14 May 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 August 1940
Unit: No. 2 Service Flying Training School, Forrest Hill NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Service Flying Training School Wirraway aircraft A20-25), Brucedale NSW, 17 December 1940, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Donald Public Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Walter Harold and Claribel Hellen Rose Lemon, of Donald
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 17 December 1940, Leading Aircraftman Lemon, a Trainee Pilot flying solo, died of injuries when Wirraway A20-25 crashed near Brucedale, New South Wales. He was performing unauthorised low level aerobatics at the time.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 53/1/913; A9845, 102

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