Leading Aircraftman Hawtrey Montague WHITE

Service No: 416010
Born: Brisbane QLD, 17 October 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 1 March 1941 (at Adelaide SA)
Unit: No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Station Amberley QLD
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 3 Service Flying Training School Anson aircraft R3553), Amberley, 30 July 1941, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Cremated
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Montague Wilfred and Florence Augusta Matilda White, of St. Peters, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Adelaide SA
Queensland Crematorium Memorial, Mt. Thompson QLD
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

At 0030 hours on 30 July 1941, Avro Anson R3553 hit trees at the edge of Amberley airfield while making an approach during night flying training and both crew members were killed. Those crew members were:

Flying Officer George Campbell Hughes (665) (Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Hawtrey Montage White (416010) (Trainee)


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, 65


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Anson, Hudson and Sunderland in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1992

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