REGAN Walter James 415485

LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Walter James REGAN

Service No: 415485
Born: Kalgoorlie WA, 23 November 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 November 1941
Unit: No. 8 Service Flying Training School, Bundaberg QLD
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 8 Service Flying Training School Anson aircraft AW902), off Bargara QLD, 1 June1942, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Richard and Olive Agnes Regan, of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 7, Sydney Memorial, Rookwood NSW
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On 1 June 1942, Avro Anson aircraft AW902 crashed into the sea off Bargara and its crew was killed. The crew members were:

Flight Sergeant Ronald Campbell Davies (400394) (Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Clifford James Lucas (420765)
Leading Aircraftman Walter James Regan (415845)

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Records A9845, 60; A705, 163/156/144