Cunderdin Liberator A72-124 Air Crash Memorial Back to Search

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Location Airfield, Woonwooring Road, Cunderdin, Western Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The memorial commemorates Royal Australian Air Force Liberator A72-124 bomber aircraft which crashed in February 1945 with the loss of five crew.

Large natural rock with bronze plaque

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 20 April 2003
Inscription

RAAF 25 Squadron Liberator A72-124 Crashed On Take-Off
At 0406 hrs On 14-02-1945,
With The Loss Of Five Crew Members

F/Sgt B. J. Johnson B/A. Sgt K W Uhr W.A.G.,
Sgt C. R. Taylor W.O.A.E., Sgt F. W. Naughton A.G.
Sgt R. Higginbottom A.G.

Cunderdin Historical Society
O.C. RAAF Base Pearce And Staff
President And Members
Royal Australian Air Force Association (WA Division) Inc
Unveiled by C. L. Taylor DFC
20th April 2003

Back Inscription
B24 LIBERATOR BOMBER AIRCRAFT
CRASHED AT CUNDERDIN

14th Feb 1945

The Six Surviving RAAF Crew Were : -
Captain F/O F. L. Hannah
Navigator F/O C. L. Taylor DFC
Co Pilot F/Sgt F. G. Coman
W/A Gunner F/Sgt C. E. E. Verey
Flight Eng F/Sgt B. Mc. Ternan
Air Gunner Sgt G. K. Leroy

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 1 person of interest from memorial

Thumb normal uhr  kenneth william
UHR, Kenneth William

Service number 433831
Flight Sergeant
Born 15 Apr 1925