LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer Kenneth Treloar LITTLE

Service No: 400149
Born: Camberwell VIC, 12 November 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 23 June 1940
Unit: No. 5 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 5 Operational Training Unit Beaufort aircraft N1160), off the North Devon Coast, 30 August 1941, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard, Devon
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edgar T. Little and Fanny W. Little, of Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Camberwell VIC
Remembered: Panel 125, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

When carrying out a practice flight on 30 August 1941 Beaufort N1160 crashed into the sea about half a mile off Saunton Sands, North Devon, and all on board were killed.

The crew members of N1160 were:

Pilot Officer David Giffin Doole (403833) (RNZAF) (Navigator)
Flying Officer Kenneth Treloar Little (400149) (Pilot)
Sergeant Francis Philip Pilkington (1283171) (RAFVR) (Wireless Operator)
Sergeant Douglas Robert Reader (1261741) (RAFVR)

References:

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, 163/43/37