Sergeant Raymond Ernest MOLE

Service No: 412615
Born: Cremorne NSW, 13 January 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 July 1941
Unit: No. 31 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (Hudson aircraft FH369) near Dorval, 15 July 1942, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery, Quebec
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William George Charles and May Rose Mole, of Roseville, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Northbridge NSW
Remembered: Panel 133, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Ku-ring-gai World War II Book of Remembrance, Gordon NSW

On 15 July 1942, Hudson FH 369 was on a training flight. The aircraft crashed two miles south west of Dorval and all on board were killed.

The crew members of FH369 were:

Sergeant Thadde Ignace D’Hondt (657460) (RAFVR) (Pilot under Instruction)
Flight Lieutenant Hubert Hamish Gilchrist (C/1619) (RCAF) (Pilot)
Pilot Officer John Basil Maitland Bryson (124777) (RAFVR) (Observer)
Sergeant Raymond Ernest Mole (412615) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant John Marshal Sales (R/109102) (RCAF) (Wireless Air Gunner)


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, 163/145/256
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line


Christie, C.A. (Carl Andrew) Ocean Bridge: The History of RAF Ferry Command, University of Toronto Press Toronto Canada, 1995

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