Sergeant Brian Patrick SLATTERY

Service No: 401723
Born: Terang VIC, 1 February 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 March 1941
Unit: No. 22 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 22 Squadron Wirraway aircraft A20-351), Londonderry NSW, 24 December 1941, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Terang Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Thomas Slattery and Elizabeth Slattery, of Terang
Roll of Honour: Terang VIC
Remembered: Panel 101, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At about 1130 hours on 24 December 1941, Wirraway A20-351 crashed at Londonderry, New South Wales, during a bombing detail when it went into a spin. Both on board were killed.

The crew members of A20-351 were:

Leading Aircraftman Arthur Carveath Gadd (34562) (Supernumerary, Fitter II Airframe)
Sergeant Brian Patrick Slattery (401723) (Pilot)


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, 163/162/260; A9845, 112

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