Flight Sergeant Gerald Norman SAYCE

Service No: 410263
Born: Mont Albert VIC, 18 December 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 5 December 1941
Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit
Died: Injuries from an Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Operational Training Unit Kittyhawk aircraft A29-90), near Mildura, 4 January 1944, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Mildura Public Cemetery, Victoria
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Marcus William and Elsie Maud Sayce, of Hawthorn
Roll of Honour: Hawthorn VIC
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 0920 hours on 4 January 1944, Kittyhawk A29-90 flown by Flight Sergeant Sayce crashed twelve miles north-west of the Mildura aerodrome when he attempted a forced landing. He was injured in the accident but died of his injuries later in the day.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/37/292; A9845, 4

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