Air Cadet Stanley Calvert MacRAE

Service No: Unavailable
Born: Location, Date unavailable
Enlisted in the RAAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Station Point Cook VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Service Flying Training School Demon aircraft A1-13), Werribee, 19 May 1940, Aged 28 Years
Cremated: Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Farquhar Macrae and Jean Murray Macrae, of Toorak
Roll of Honour: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 3, Victorian Cremation Memorial
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 19 May 1940, Air Cadet MacRae was killed in the crash of Demon A1-13 at Werribee. The aircraft stalled on a gliding turn while making an approach for a forced landing.

The crew members of A1-13 were:

Air Cadet Stanley Calvert MacRae (Trainee Pilot)
Flying Officer Garth Moreland (267675) (Instructor Pilot) Injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 1 July 1947


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 A9845, 185

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