Flight Lieutenant Anthony Russell PARKER

Service No: 250
Born: London, England, 26 August 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 1 July 1934 (at RAAF Station Point Cook VIC)
Unit: No. 456 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 456 Squadron Beaufighter aircraft R2474), near RAF Station Valley, 5 January 1942, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Pwllheli Borough Cemetery, Caenarvonshire, Wales
CWGC Additional Information:
Roll of Honour: Kew VIC
Remembered: Panel 106, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 5 January 1942, Beaufighter R2474 crashed into the sea off RAF Station Valley, Wales, and both crew members were killed.

The crew members were:

Second Lieutenant Harold W Fraser (O-427435) (USAAF) (Headquarters Electronic Training Group, Signal Corps)
Flight Lieutenant Anthony Russell Parker (250) (Pilot)


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 A9300, PARKER A R

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