Sergeant Stanley Musgrave WHITE

Service No: 15319
Born: Ryde NSW, 19 August 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 May 1940
Unit: No. 156 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Warboys
Died: Air Operations: (No. 156 Squadron Lancaster aircraft ED622), Germany, 8 April 1943, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Rheinberg War Cemetery, Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alfred Musgrave White and Eva Mary Maddocks White; husband of Marjorie Beryl White, of Kellyville, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Kellyville NSW
Remembered: Panel 132, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 2142 hours on the night of 8 April 1943 Lancaster ED622 took off from Warboys detailed to bomb Duisberg, Germany. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take-off and it failed to return to base. The aircraft crashed near Cologne, Germany, and all the crew members were killed.

The crew members of ED622 were:

Pilot Officer Noel Ferguson (404716) (Navigator)
Flight Sergeant Roderick Henry Flett (403691) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Flight Sergeant James Pearce Massey Grace (404582) (Mid Upper Gunner)
Sergeant Albert James Jackson (1322187) (RAFVR) (Rear Gunner)
Sergeant Newman G Stopford (656400) (RAF) (Air Bomber)
Sergeant Stanley Musgrave White (15319) (Flight Engineer)
Flight Sergeant Robert Graham Younger (401344) (Pilot)


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, 166/43/132

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