Warrant Officer Ronald Norman Bilton SCOTT

Service No: 400737
Born: Prahran VIC, 4 March 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 13 October 1940
Unit: No. 456 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 456 Squadron Beaufighter aircraft X8190), Wales, 8 October 1942, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Holyhead Cemetery, Anglesey, North Wales
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harold and Florence Mary Scott, of Carnegie, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Caulfield VIC
Remembered: Panel 106, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

During a non-operation training flight on 8 October 1942 in Beaufighter X8190, the starboard engine failed when the aircraft was at 9,000 feet and the pilot force landed the aircraft on Valley Q site at Newborough Islet, Anglesey. Both the crew members were killed in the forced landing.

The crew members of X8190 were:

Warrant Officer Ronald Norman Bilton Scott (400737) (Pilot)
Sergeant Grahame Albert Cregeen Wood (401343) (Navigator Radio)


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, 163/160/294

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