ROSS Stanley Eric 406116

LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer Stanley Eric ROSS

Service No: 406116
Born: Perth WA, 1 November 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 August 1940
Unit: No. 4 Squadron, RAAF Williamtown, NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 4 Squadron Wirraway aircraft A20-106), Williamtown NSW, 6 January 1942, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Canberra (Woden) Public Cemetery, ACT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harold Lee Ross and Florence Adelaide Ross, of Nedlands, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 98, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

At 1615 hours on 6 January 1942, Wirraway A20-106 stalled, crashed and was destroyed by fire at RAAF Station Williamtown and the crew members were killed.

The crew members of A20-106 were:

Aircraftman Class 1 John Keith McDonald Brown (37562) (Pay Clerk, Supernumerary) (Headquarters Williamtown)
Flying Officer Stanley Eric Ross (406116) (Pilot)

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 Record A9845, 105