Flight Sergeant David McPherson OSWIN

Service No: 432860
Born: Mosman NSW, 3 January 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 January 1943
Unit: No. 4 Communication Unit, Archerfield QLD
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 4 Communication Unit Vengeance aircraft A27-525), Brisbane QLD, 22 July 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Brisbane (Lutwyche) Cemetery, QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George Louis Oswin and Edna Scotia Oswin, of Mosman, New South Wales.
Roll of Honour: Mosman NSW
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 22 July 1944, Vultee Vengeance aircraft A27-525 crashed near Hamilton wharf during a naval cooperation exercise killing Flight Sergeant David McPherson Oswin (432860) and Flight Sergeant James Frank Pettit (427935).


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 225

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