Flight Sergeant Peter Selwood SULLIVAN

Service No: 412855
Born: Lockhart NSW, 26 September 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 July 1941
Unit: No. 9 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 9 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit Anson aircraft LT116), Wales, 8 June 1944, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Chester (Blacon) Cemetery, Cheshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Vincent John Wilford Sullivan and Doris Kezia Sullivan, of Leeton, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Leeton NSW
Remembered: Panel 131, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: ANZAC Memorial Clock, Leeton NSW

On 8 June 1944, Anson LT116 took off on a non-operational training flight and crashed at 0400 hours near South Bethesda, North Wales. All on board were killed.

The crew members of LT116 were:

Warrant Officer Harold Jackson Fletcher (405204) (Wireless Operator Air)
Flying Officer William Donald Nelson McKessock (J/38813) (RCAF)
Flying Officer Malcolm James Mott (428745) (Navigator)
Flight Sergeant Peter Selwood Sullivan (412855) (Pilot)
Sergeant Leonard John Pearce (1321554) (RAFVR) (Wireless Operator (Air)


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, 166/38/551
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

Book Now Book Now