Sergeant Thomas Eric POLLOCK

Service No: 402393
Born: Purley, England, 14 November 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 August 1940 (at Sydney NSW)
Unit: Aircraft Delivery Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (Aircraft Delivery Unit Hudson aircraft V9025), Malta, 30 March 1942, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery, Malta
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George and Clara Millicent Pollock, of Gordon, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Cheltenham NSW
Remembered: Panel 128, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Ku-ring-gai World War II Book of Remembrance, Gordon NSW

On 30 March 1942, Hudson V9025 arrived over Malta at approx 0001 hours. It made a normal circuit of the aerodrome at RAF Station Luqa, and then on its approach to land, the aircraft stalled and crashed into a wall, bursting into flame. All the crew members were killed.

The crew members of V9025 were:

Sergeant Alfred William Garrett (400950) (Observer)
Sergeant Thomas Eric Pollock (402393) (Pilot)
Sergeant Charles Joseph William Reed (402774) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Kenneth Douglas Riordan (402775) (Wireless Air Gunner)


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, 163/152/172
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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