Leading Aircraftman George Stanley ORRELL

Service No: 410010
Born: St Kilda VIC, 10 November 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 7 November 1941
Unit: No. 1 Flying Training School, RAAF Station Point Cook VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Flying Training School Oxford aircraft A5702), near Rockbank VIC, 19 June 1942, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Springvale Necropolis, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Frederick and Margaret Orrell, of Elwood
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1530 hours on 19 June 1942, Oxford A5702 flown solo by Leading Aircraftman Orrell crashed when it hit high tension wires 3 miles south west of Rockbank Wireless Station, Victoria, he was killed.


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, 163/148/236; A9845, 239

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