Leading Aircraftman Graham Stanley PAYNE

Service No: 431208
Born: Macarthur VIC, 12 May 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 4 June 1943
Unit: No. 7 Service Flying Training School, Deniliquin NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 7 Service Flying Training School Wirraway aircraft A20-318), near Deniliquin, 21 June 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Deniliquin War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James William Charles and Ethel Payne, of Hamilton, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Hamilton VIC
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 0610 hours on 21 June 1944, Wirraway A20-318 flown solo by Leading Aircraftman Payne, a Trainee Pilot, crashed at Boonoke Station, 20 miles north east of Deniliquin, and 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, 166/32/31; A9845, 111

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