Leading Aircraftman Dallas William LYNCH

Service No: 432063
Born: Krambach NSW, 6 April 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 November 1942
Unit: No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Station Point Cook VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Service Flying Training School Oxford aircraft A7139), near Point Cook, 10 August 1943, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William and Aurella Maud Lynch, of Krambach, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Krambach NSW
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Nabiac Park War Memorial, Nabiac NSW

On 10 August 1943, Oxford R6194 and Oxford A7139 collided in the air in full flight – three crew members were killed in the accident and one was fatally injured.

The crew members of A7139 were:

Flight Lieutenant George Hector Howard (271512) (Instructor Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Dallas William Lynch (432063) (Trainee Dual Pilot)

The crew members of R6194 were:

Flying Officer Alfred Jack Allen (408615) (Instructor Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Arthur Austin Hughes (20775) (Trainee Dual Pilot) Fatally injured, Died:
Leading Aircraftman John Glen Legoe (432525) (Trainee Dual Pilot) Dangerously injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 15 January 1945


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, 166/25/60; A9845, 177
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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