SIMPSON Milton Kenneth 406880

LEST WE FORGET

Flight Sergeant Milton Kenneth SIMPSON

Service No: 406880
Born: Claremont WA, 17 February 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 April 1941
Unit: No. 5 Operational Training Unit, Tocumwal, NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 5 Operational Training Unit Beaufort aircraft A9-126), off NSW Coast, 2 July 1943, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George William and Ida May Simpson; husband of Marion Ethel Simpson, of Maylands, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 6, Sydney Memorial, Rookwood NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Beaufort aircraft A9-126 went missing on a Moruya NSW – Mallacoota VIC offshore flight on 2 July 1943

The crew members of A9-126 were:

Flight Sergeant William Beauchamp Cameron (24908)
Pilot Officer Stanley Edward Carey (410947)
Sergeant Donald James Davie (423666)
Flight Sergeant Laurence Harry Hellewell (30441)
Flight Sergeant Milton Kenneth Simpson (406880) (Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Charles William John Young (69679)

References:

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, 245

Bibliography:

Wilson, S. (Stewart) Beaufort, Beaufighter and Mosquito in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1990