Leading Aircraftman Allan SIDORENKO

Service No: 414297
Born: Toowoomba QLD, 1 June 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 August 1941
Unit: No. 1 Air Observers School
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Air Observers School Anson aircraft AX420), near Gunning NSW, 14 April 1942, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Warwick General Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Andrew and Prascovia Sidorenko, of East Warwick
Roll of Honour: Warwick QLD
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Memorial Plaque for Four WW2 Australian Airmen, Gunning NSW

On a training flight on 14 April 1942, Anson AX420 crashed at 0930 hours 15 miles north of Gunning, New South Wales and all the crew members were killed.

The crew members of AX420 were:

Leading Aircraftman Ivan Rodway Rojahn (414263) (Trainee Observer)
Leading Aircraftman Harold Malcolm Sauerbier (413902) (Trainee Observer)
Leading Aircraftman Allan Sidorenko (414297) (Trainee Observer)
Sergeant Bruce Edmond Walker (411414) (Pilot)


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, 163/162/330; A9845, 61
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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