Sergeant William Holden WHITE

Service No: 406892
Born: Glasgow Scotland, 14 August 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 April 1941 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 1 Operational Training Unit, Bairnsdale VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Operational Training Unit Beaufort aircraft A9-155), Bairnsdale, 1 February 1943, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Bairnsdale War Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James Gale White and Mary Gatheral White of Shenton Park, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On 1 February 1943, Beaufort A9-155 crashed after take-off at Bairnsdale. The cause of the crash is recorded as obscure.

The crew members of A9-155 were:

Sergeant Reuben Henry Bates-Brownsword (416241) (Observer)
Sergeant Gordon Clyde Lloyd (412984) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Thomas Henry Straker (412041) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant William Holden White (406892) (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, 246

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