SAXTY Francis Hugh 9327

LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class I Francis Hugh SAXTY

Service No: 9327
Born: Bath, England, 3 January 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 26 February 1940 (at RAAF Station Laverton VIC)
Unit: No. 1 Engineering School, Ascot Vale VIC
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, Melbourne VIC, 15 June 1940, Aged 27 Years
Cremated: Fawkner Crematorium VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Saxty, of Brisbane, Queensland
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Victorian Cremation Memorial
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 15 June 1940, Aircraftman Class I Saxty died at the Korumburra Bush Nursing Home from injuries received when a motor cycle he was riding collided with a motor car.

References:

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, 163/160/174