Flight Sergeant Malcolm John RUSSELL

Service No: 442507
Born: Adelaide SA, 29 December 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 August 1943
Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit, Mildura VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Operational Training Unit Kittyhawk aircraft A29-130), Mildura, 7 August 1945, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Mildura Public Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Horace Wakefield Livingston Russell and Ivy Elsie Russell, of Barmera, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

At 1930 hours on 7 August 1945, Kittyhawk A29-130 crashed soon after takeoff from Mildura airfield, killing Flight Sergeant Russell. The cause of the accident is unknown.


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, 6


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Spitfire, Mustang and Kittyhawk in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1988

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