Pilot Officer Angus McDonald LINDSEY

Service No: 409874
Born: Elsternwick VIC, 5 June 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 October 1941
Unit: No. 10 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Melbourne
Died: Air Operations: (No. 10 Squadron Halifax aircraft HX190), France, 18 November 1943, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Rapsecourt Churchyard, Marne, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Roderick Percy Frank and Edith Mary Lindsey, husband of Jean Lindsey, of Newbury, Berkshire, England
Roll of Honour: Malvern VIC
Remembered: Panel 125, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1643 hours on the night of the 18 November 1943, Halifax HX190 took off from Melbourne detailed to bomb Mannheim, Germany. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take-off and it failed to return to base. The aircraft crashed at Rapscourt (Marne), 10 kms south west of Ste-Menehould, France. Six of the crew members were killed and one taken prisoner.

The crew members of HX190 were:

Sergeant Thomas Aldroyd Bird (1578167) (RAFVR) (Air Bomber)
Warrant Officer C Chamber (1806568) (RAFVR) (Rear Gunner) PoW
Sergeant George Robert Fraser (1486625) (RAFVR) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Charles Horton (1380418) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)
Pilot Officer Angus McDonald Lindsey (409874) (Pilot)
Flight Sergeant Harold Vrede Mason (1319670) (RAFVR) (Navigator)
Sergeant George James Palmer (1804862) (RAFVR) (Mid Upper Gunner)


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, 166/24/232

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