Leading Aircraftman Clifford James LUCAS

Service No: 420765
Born: Batlow NSW, 19 March 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 9 November 1941
Unit: No. 8 Service Flying Training School, Bundaberg QLD
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 8 Service Flying Training School Anson aircraft AW902), off Bargara QLD, 1 June1942, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Henry James Lucas and Ethel Lucas, of Batlow, New South Wales.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 7, Sydney Memorial, Rookwood NSW
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Batlow War Memorial, Batlow NSW

On 1 June 1942, Avro Anson aircraft AW902 crashed into the sea off Bargara and its crew was killed. The crew members were:

Flight Sergeant Ronald Campbell Davies (400394) (Instructor Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Clifford James Lucas (420765) (Trainee Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Walter James Regan (415845) (Trainee Pilot)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Records A9845, 60; A705, 163/156/144
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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