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    Cadet Robin Overton BOWRON () 1940-03-19 Australia Victoria Cremation Memorial
    Flying Officer Charles COX () Wireless Op./Air Gunner 1940-03-19 Australia Victoria Cremation Memorial

    Plane Aircraft ID Required

    ADELAIDE, Tuesday. — Two Victorian airmen were killed
    when a Royal Australian Air
    Force training plane from:
    Parafield School crashed early
    today.
    They were:
    FLYING-OFFICER CHARLES COX, 45,
    of Aird Street, Camberwoll, married,
    with two children; and
    AIR CADET ROBIN OVERTON BOWRON, 20, of Orwell Park, Lowor
    Templestowc.
    BOTH were attached to No. 1
    Elementary Flying Training
    School, Flying-Officer Cox
    having been there since the school
    started, early In the year, and Air Cadet
    Bpwron having begun on February 5,
    although he did not begin hip actual
    flying training until March 4.

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    Cadet Allan John MacPHERSON () 1940-03-20 Australia Perth (Karrakatta) General Cem

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...1940&styleid=3

    On 20 March 1940, DH-94 Moth Minor VH-ADB (Airframe No. 94077) crashed at Dunreath Golf Course at Redcliffe in Western Australia killing both the RAAF instructor and the trainee. The aircraft was on contract to the RAAF for basic training.

    The aircraft was entered onto the Aircraft Register on 15 February 1940 and was eventually struck off the Register on 19 June 1940.

    _> Also killed James Tudor Evans

    MOTH MINOR
    CRASHES
    Two Men Killed
    Instantly
    PERTH, Wednesday.
    While endeavoring to make a forced
    landing after the engine of their
    Moth Minor plane apparently had
    cut out, two Aero Club trainees were
    killed this morning.
    rney were James Tudor Evans, of
    Conroy-street, Maylands, the instruc
    tor. and Cadet Alan John MacPherson, of Stirling Highway, Nedlands.
    , Eye-witnesses say that the engine
    cut -out at about 3000ft. When en
    deavoring to land on Dunreath golf
    course, about a mile from Maylands
    Aerodrome, the machine struck a cir
    cular clump of trees.
    The engine was burled in the
    ground, and the front part of the
    machine, as far as the rear cockpit,
    was smashed into matchwood. -
    Both men were still strapped in the
    machine when aid arrived. Death was
    apparently instantaneous in each
    case.

    Pilot Officer James TUDOR-EVANS is
    removed from the Royal Air Force. • 6th
    Dec. 1938

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    Cadet Edward Andrew WALSH (24189)

    Demon A1-49
    AIR ' FATALITY f
    Cadet Killed in Plane Crash
    SYDNEY, Thursday.
    An Air Force cadet was killed when'
    his plane crushed while practising
    aerobatics near Richmond to-day. Ho
    was Edward Andrew Walsh, 24, of
    Queensland.
    In an official statement the Air Board stated: "Killed when a Hawker
    Demon aircraft, in which he was practicing aerobatics, crashed in the viinity of, Richmond aerodrome." .

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    Aircraftman 1st Class Frederick Lister EDWARDS (9070)

    Finding on Cyclist's Death
    An open finding was returned by the
    Acting City Coroner (Mr. McCann) on
    the death of Frederick Lister Edwards,
    34, mess orderly, of the R.A.A.F., Parafield.
    Mr. McCann said that Edwards died
    of injuries received when the bicycle
    he was riding came into collision with
    a car driven by William Edwin Hill
    Pascoe, of Edwin terrace, Gilberton, on
    Main North road, Gepp's Cross, on
    April 18.
    Pascoe said he saw nothing on the
    road ahead. He heard a crash and
    simultaneously saw in front of the car
    something which he thought was a
    bicycle wheel.

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    Flying Officer Allan Lindsay MAY (3229) 1940-05-10 Australia Williamstown General Cemetery
    Pilot Officer Alfred Vindin HILDER () 1940-05-10 Australia Williamstown General Cemetery

    Wirraway A20-49 CA-3

    TWO KILLED IN AIR
    FORCE CRASH
    MELBOURNE, Friday.— Two more Air
    Force officers lost their lives to-day when
    their plane crashed Into Lake Corangamite.
    The victims were; Flying-Officer Allan
    Lindsay May, 35, the Pilot; and Pilot-
    Officer Alfred Vindin Hidler, 28. the
    passenger.

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    Corporal Herman Fred SASS (2560) 1940-05-16 Australia Perth (Karrakatta) Crematorium
    Corporal Ivan Lapen STOWDOR (2474) 1940-05-16 Australia Sydney Memorial
    Flying Officer Anthony Ashby DANIEL (243) 1940-05-16 Australia Victoria Cremation Memorial
    Corporal Francis Ettiene HYLAND (3515) 1940-05-16 Australia Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery

    Avro Anson

    A4-4 K6215 The aircraft struck near the summit of Mt Torbreck, VIC in foggy weather. The aircraft failed to clear the top of the mountain by only 200ft..

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    Hawker Demon A1-13


    AIR CADET
    KILLED
    Training Plane
    Wrecked
    A cadet , pilot was killed and his Instructor injured; when an Air Force '
    training plane crashed near Kay's-
    road, two miles south of Werribee
    about 3 p.m. yesterday. The victims :
    were:
    KILLED,
    STANLEY CALVERT MACRAE
    years, of Intermediate Training
    Squadron, Point Cook. 8 /
    INJURED. .
    Flying Officer GARTH MORELAND
    of Point Cook. Admitted to Air
    Force Hospital with shock and abra
    sions.

    Macrae was receiving instruction In
    formation iflying when engine trouble
    developed in the. aircraft,: nocesitatine
    a forced landing. The plane was ex
    tensively damaged.
    Macrae's mother, Mrs. J. M. Macrae
    lives in Tintern-avenue, Toorak

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    Aircraftman 1st Class Francis Alfred KEALY (5344)

    KEALY.—Francis Alfred, of R.A.A.F., 2nd
    A.I.F., aged 20 years 9 months, R.G.H., Caulfield (i.e Hospital)

    "He died as he lived Clean"

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    Flying Officer Kevin Ansell GOMAN () 1940-05-29 Australia Queensland Cremation Memorial,
    Warrant Officer Percy James PRITCHARD (3097) 1940-05-29 Australia Melbourne General Cemetery, Ca

    Wirraway A20-15 CA-1

    TWO KILLED
    IN R.A.A.F. CRASH.
    PILOT FROM SOUTH PERTH.
    BRISBANE, May 29.—Pilot-Officer
    Kevin Ansell Goman (23), of Hardy
    Street, South Perth, and formerly a
    bank clerk at Geraldton and Warrant
    Officer Percy James Pritchard (23),
    of Melbourne, were killed when a Wirraway
    plane, piloted by Goman, crashed
    and was burnt at Southport today

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    Flight Sergeant Richard Charles DAVENPORT (606)

    DAVENPORT. — On May 20, at Caulfield Military Hospital, Richard Charles Davenport, R.A.
    R.A.F., Laverton, and 48A Draper-street, South Melbourne, dearly loved husband of Ivy Violet
    Davenport, loving father of Charles, aged 36 years. At rest.

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