Leading Aircraftman George Fenton WILSHER

Service No: 423964
Born: Rockdale NSW, 13 February 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 July 1942
Unit: No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Station Point Cook VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Service Flying Training School Oxford aircraft X6973), near Werribee VIC, 16 March 1943, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George Tyndale Thrale Wilsher and Lucie Henrietta Wilsher, of Bexley, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Commonwealth Bank of Australia Honour Rolls, Sydney NSW

On 16 March 1943, Oxford X6973 flown on his first solo by Leading Aircraftman Wilsher crashed 4 miles south east of Werribee, Victoria, and he was killed.


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, 166/43/93; A9845, 270
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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