Flight Lieutenant Raymond Henry WINTER AFC

Service No: 648
Born: Croydon NSW, 6 May 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 November 1939 (at RAAF Station Point Cook VIC)
Unit: No. 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit
Awarded the Air Force Cross (AFC), 1 January 1943 (Citation Title: No. 2 Air Ambulance Unit)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit Buffalo aircraft A51-2), near Tullarook VIC, 8 July 1942, Aged 28 Years
Cremated: Springvale Crematorium VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harold and Lucy Winter; husband of Kathleen Mary Winter, of Bangalow, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Balmain NSW
Remembered: Panel 3, Victoria Cremation Memorial
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 8 July 1942, Brewster Buffalo A51-2 flown by Flight Lieutenant Winter crashed near Tallarook, Victoria, when on a cross country flight from Laverton to Canberra and he was killed in the crash.


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, 163/64/161

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