LEST WE FORGET

Squadron Leader Guy Lambton MENZIES

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 32061 (RAF)
Born: 20 August 1909, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Pilot Officer, seniority 11 July 1931
Unit: No. 228 Squadron (RAF), Kalafrana, Malta
Died: Air Operations: (No. 228 Squadron Sunderland aircraft N9020), Mediterranean, 1 November 1940, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Dr. Guy Dixon Menzies, and of I. M. Menzies, of Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia; husband of Marcia Ina Menzies, of Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Column 239, Alamein Memorial, Egypt
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Brother of Flying Officer Ian Lambton Menzies (744) RAAF

On 1 November 1940, Sunderland N9020 was shot down by Italian MC200 aircraft off Augusta, Sicily, while conducting a search for the crew of a missing aircraft.

The crew members of N9020 were:

Sergeant Elias Dawes (568257) (RAF)
Flying Officer Stuart Maxwell Farries (40098) (RAF)
Leading Aircraftman Ronald Fletcher (535135) (RAF)
Leading Aircraftman Leslie Charles Major Hale (522295) (RAF)
Sergeant Frederick Harris (563782) (RAF)
Squadron Leader Guy Lambton Menzies (32061) (RAF) (Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Benjamin Edwin Nicholas (526309) (RAF)
Sergeant Edward Louis Setterfield (543241) (RAF)
Sergeant George Arthur Stamp (580074) (RAF)

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
RAF Commands Website