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    Aircraftman 1st Class Robert Alexander DUNSTAN (15597)


    DUNSTAN.-September 30. at Caulfield Repat-
    riation Hospital. Melbourne, R.A.A.F.. Robert Alex-
    ander, beloved nephew of Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
    Poulton and cousin of Val, Peg. Laurel. Lawrence,
    and Lorraine, of Castle Hill Road, Baulkham Hills

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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

    A7-72 D.H.60M (Metal) Moth 8655/4 Delivered 23/04/36.
    1 AD (23.4.36),
    1 FTS (6.8.37),
    damaged in forced landing at Point Cook 28.11.38,
    1 EFTS (14.2.40),
    Crashed 3mls north of Salisbury,SA, 19.3.40. S
    OC 31.5.40

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    Leading Aircraftman George William DE VERE (402171)
    Was in NZ745 Tiger Moth

    It was in ground collision with Moth NZ521

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    aircraftsman 1st Class Reginald Allen CLARKE (10832

    Canberra times 10 Oct 1940

    REPAIRING GUN
    Air Force Cadet Wounded'
    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.
    Reginald Clarke, 21, an Air Force
    cadet, of Ashburton; waa shot athis
    home tb-day. He is in hospital in a
    serious condition.
    Clarke was at his home recovering
    from i»n illness and was to have gone
    to "a school1 sports meeting with a
    sister but decided to stay at home to
    make repairs to a gun. His mother
    heard the shot and found him in the
    laundry wounded.1'



    CLARKE.— In loving memory of my only
    brother, Reg. of R.A.A.F., died result
    of accident October 9, 1940, aged- 21 years,
    High-street, Ashburton.
    — Dearly loved by his sister. Fay.
    CtLARKE.— In loving memory of a very
    ' dear friend, Reginald Allen, A.C.I. , of
    R.A.A.F., died result of accident October ,
    —Inserted by Nurse D.
    CLARKE. — In loving memory of a great i
    pal. Reg.. A.C.I. , of R.A.A.

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    Corporal Robert Edward WANN (29060) 1940-10-17 Australi


    Air Force Mlan Killed
    PERTH, Friday.--Robert Edward
    Wann, 33, member of the R.A.A.F. at1
    Pearce, was struck and killed by a
    car on the main road at Bullsbrook last
    night.
    The car was driven by Ronald Wil
    liam Hunter, storekeeper at the Pearce
    Air Force Station.
    Wann was with several other
    R.A.A.F. men who were walking back
    to the Pearce station from Bullsbrook
    when the accident happened. i_

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    Leading Aircraftman
    Cyril VARKER (400242)


    1940-10-27

    Australia
    Melbourne General Cemetery, Ca
    Leading Aircraftman
    Clifford Marshall GIBB (402593)


    1940-10-28

    Australia

    The 22nd R.A.A.F. casualty list re
    leased to-day records the deaths of two
    airmen.— Leading Aircraftman Cyril
    Varker, No. 1 Air Observers' School,
    Cootamundra, and formerly of Bur-
    wood, Victoria, and Aircraftman Clif
    ford Marshall Gibb, No. 1 Wireless
    Air Gunners' School, Ballarat, and
    formerly of Wallcndbeen (N.S.W.


    DEATH OF AIR TRAINEE
    The Air- Board has announced the
    death oh Sunday, at No. 1 Air ,Ob
    , 'servers' School, Cootatrtundi'a, pi
    Leading Aircraftsman- Cyril Vark'er,
    23, of Belhela . street, Burwood, ^el
    bourne. 'Varker was ' tufi observer-,
    trairiee, (who Joined the . R.A.A.P. ,on
    July 22, 1940 He died . suddenly of a clot In a blood vessel Of his heart

    Aircraftsman
    Clifford Marshall Gibb, of. Cootamun-
    dra. After showing exceptional ability
    In his studies at Bradfleld Park, he was
    chosen to go to Ballorat to continue
    his training, .and It was here that he
    contracted a fatal illness.


    GIBB.—October 28, 1940, at Ballarat, Victoria,
    Clifford Marshall Gibb (Aircraftsman R.A.A.F.),
    loved son of Mrs. C. W. Money, Terrigal, N.S.W.,
    and the late Matthew H. Gibb, loving brother of
    Sergt. Kenneth J. Gibb, A.I.F., and loved nephew
    of James A. Gibb, Cootamundra, aged 23 years.

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    Flying Officer
    James Frederick HEARNE (676)


    1940-11-11

    Australia
    Bathurst General Cemetery
    Aircraftman 1st Class
    John Duff CAMERON (24119)


    1940-11-11

    Australia
    Toowoomba Cemetery
    Leading Aircraftman
    James Clifford STANLEY (400197)


    1940-11-11

    Australia
    Sydney (Waverley) General Ceme
    Leading Aircraftman
    Robert MONTGOMERY (4113)


    1940-11-11

    Australia
    Williamstown General Cemetery
    Leading Aircraftman
    Ernest Arthur PIERCY (404202)


    1940-11-11

    Australia
    Cootamundra General Cemetery
    Leading Aircraftman
    John HEAD (402016)


    1940-11-11

    Australia

    five students on a training exercise in a No. 1 Air Observer School DeHavilland DH84 Dragon aircraft A34-2 that crashed and burst into flames 2 miles south-west of Cootamundra at 1130 hours on 11th November 1940


    SIX R.A.A.F. MEN KILLED
    Training Plane Crashes
    In N.S.W.
    Six members of the R.A.A.F. lost
    their lives when a training plane
    crashed on Monday morning near No.
    1 Air Observers' School at Coota
    mundra, N.S.W. They were:—

    Pilot-Officer James Frederick
    Hearne, 20, formerly of Hornsby,
    N.S.W.

    Leading Aircraftsman John Dutt'
    Cameron, 26, formerly of Innisfail,
    Queensland.

    Leading Aircraftsman Robert Mont
    gomery, 26, formerly of S5'dney and
    Walcha, N.S.W.


    Leading Aircraftsman Ernest
    Arthur Piercy, 30, formerly of Lis
    more, N.S.W.

    Leading Aircraftsman James Clif
    ford Stanley, 24, formerly of Gee
    long, Victoria.


    Leading Aircraltsman John Head,
    25, formerly of Sydney and Fiji.

    According to eye-witnesses, the
    plane appeared to go into a spin at
    about 11.30 a.m. It crashed and was
    totally destroyed. Five members of
    the crew were killed outright, and
    Leading Aircraftsman Head was
    seriously injured. He was taken to
    the Cootamundra District Hospital,
    where he died at 3.45 p.m.
    The Air Department announced
    that the machine was a multi
    engined aircraft and was engaged in
    training exercises about two miles
    south-west of Cootamundra aero
    drome when the crash occurred

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    Australia
    Barrabool Hills Cemetery
    Leading Aircraftman
    Kingsley John EAGAR (404329)


    1940-11-11

    KINGSLEY JOHN EAGAR
    Pupil-pilot Kingsley John Eagar (22),
    who was killed when part of the Fed
    eral Hotel balcony, Narromine, col
    lapsed on Monday night, was, a son of
    Captain A. F. and Mrs. Eagar, of
    'Farrilly,' Hamilton, near Brisbane. His
    parents travelled as far s s Sydney
    when they heard ol the accident.
    Burial was made in the Church of
    England portion of the Waverley ceme
    tery this mornine-.
    Among many wreaths placed on the
    casket were tokens from FlightLieuten
    ant Standish (who represented the
    Narromine Flying Training School);
    the commanding officer, and others ot
    the Flying Training School, and from
    the pupil pilots of No. 4 Course, Train
    ing School, Narromine.
    The burial service was conducted by
    the Rev. Mr. Riley and funeral ar
    rangements were carried out by.C. J.
    Shakespeare & Sons.

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    Pilot Officer Lenn BAYLISS (10056) 1940-



    INSTRUCTOR FALLS I
    TO DEATH
    V
    MELBOURNE, Monday. — Pilot Officer Lenn Bayliss (19),
    single, fell from a plane in which he was -instructing
    a pupil pilot over Randwick (N.S. Wa,lcs) to-day and was
    killed. ' ' !: t . '
    They were doing a slow roll wlieh Bayliss' safety 'strap
    came undone. Leading Aircraftsmaii Arthur Welsby Clark
    - (24), whom Bayliss wa,s instructing, riglited the plane, a light
    primary trainer, and flew it back to No. 4 elementary flying
    training school at Mascot and landed safely.
    Bayliss was a civilian a,viation flying instructor at the
    Kingsford Smith aerodrome, Mascot, before he jpin'ed the
    Air Force. He had then done 550 flying hours. In August
    ho was appointed flying officer arid was posted as instructor
    at the elementary school, Mascot. He was educated a,t
    Brisbane, and his father (T. W. Bayliss) lives at Bulolo
    (New Guinea.) Clark was educated at Brisbane Grammar
    School and Gatton Agricultural College. He was a clerk in
    a pastoral company's office in Brisbane before called up for
    training.

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    Aircraftman 1st Class Geoffrey Leonard CLARKE (10498) 1940-11-23 Australia Melbourne General Cemetery, Ca
    Aircraftman 1st Class Geoffrey Frank LIDGERWOOD (11436)


    AIRCRAFTMEN
    KILLED
    Head-On Collision
    BALLARAT, Sunday. — A head-on
    collision in Sturt-street' late last night,
    between a motor car and motor cycle,
    resulted in the deaths of two members
    of the wireless air gunners' school unit
    now in camp near Ballarat. They
    were: —
    Aircraftman Geoffrey Leonard Clarke,
    ; of Drummond-street, Carlton.
    Aircraftman Geoffrey Frank Lidge-
    wood, of the Retreat Hotel, Mowbray,
    Tasmania.
    The two men were on the motor
    cycle, which was being ridden east
    along Sturt-street. Near the Alfred-
    street intersection their machine col
    lided with a car travelling west, in
    which were - Robert Hamilton Coutts,
    grazier, of Waubra, and Henry James
    Keith, grpaier. of Elmhurst. Clarke
    and Lidgewuod were killed almost in
    stantly.
    The police were informed that the
    driver of the car had pulled out to his
    right to pass a. car going the same
    way as him when the collision occur
    red. The occupants of the car stopped
    to render assistance. Visibility at the
    time was bad. .
    The district coroner (Mr. A. R. Hill)
    will open the inquest to-morrow morn
    ing. ,

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