Leading Aircraftman Kingsley Holman SAMPSON

Service No: 416616
Born: Farrell Flat SA, 12 January 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 July 1941
Unit: No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Station Point Cook VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No.1 Service Flying Training School Oxford aircraft AS841), Point Cook, 21 January 1942, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Mitcham Cemetery, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Percival John and Cassie Sampson, of Lock
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

At 0110 hours on 21 January 1942, Oxford AS841 crashed into Port Phillip Bay about 400 metres south of the Point Cook Airfield. The cause of the accident is obscure and Leading Aircraftman Sampson, flying solo, was killed.


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, 239

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