Reginald Albert SPENCER


SPENCER, Reginald Albert

Service Number: 416035
Enlisted: 3 March 1941
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit Mildura
Born: Birmingham, England, 13 July 1922
Home Town: Prospect, Prospect, South Australia
Schooling: Adelaide Technical High School, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Adelaide Electric Supply Company
Died: Aircraft accident, Mildura, Victoria, Australia, 1 May 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Mildura (Nichols Point) Public Cemetery, Victoria
War Graves Plot C. Row B. Grave 6, Mildura Public Cemetery, Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Adelaide Technical High School Old Scholars WW2 Honour Roll, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Mar 1941: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 416035
3 Mar 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
3 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 416035
1 May 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, No. 2 Operational Training Unit Mildura
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Leonard Reginald and Doris Clara Spencer of Prospect, South Australia

RAAF Wirraway aircraft A20-396 of Number 2 Operational Training Unit crashed near Mildura, Victoria killing Flight Lieutenant Lynch 2328 & Flying Officer Spencer 416035