Flying Officer Herbert Charles NETTE

Service No: 400728
Born: Yackandandah VIC, 2 March 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 13 October 1940
Unit: No. 24 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 24 Squadron Aircobra aircraft A53-5), near Bankstown NSW, 26 October 1942, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Yackandandah Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ernest Charles and Clara Jane Nette, of Yackandandah
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 102, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

During a non-operational air combat practice on 26 October 1942, Aircobra A53-5 flown by Flying Officer Nette apparently had engine failure and he was killed in a crash landing at 1030 hours one mile west of the aerodrome at Bankstown, New South Wales.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/48/45

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