Sergeant Henry Norman SMITH

Service No: 431898
Born: Myamyn VIC, 19 August 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 August 1943
Unit: No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School, Ballarat VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School Tiger Moth aircraft A17-708), near Ballarat, 6 March 1945, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Ballarat (New) General Cemetery, Ballarat VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harry Grenfell Smith and Elizabeth May Smith, of West Brunswick.
Roll of Honour: West Brunswick VIC
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 6 March 1945, Tiger Moth A17-708 crashed 2 km north of Windermere while aerobatics and steep turns were being practiced and both crew members were killed. The crew members were:

Flight Sergeant John Colin Ranford (436932) (Pilot)
Sergeant Norman Henry Smith (431898) (Second Pilot)


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, 81

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