Graham Melville HART


HART, Graham Melville

Service Number: 407236
Enlisted: 17 August 1940, Adelaide
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 21 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Edithburgh, South Australia, 24 November 1918
Home Town: Curramulka, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Derna, Libya, 12 December 1941, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Alamein Memorial (El Alamein), Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Curramulka District WW2 Honor Roll
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World War 2 Service

17 Aug 1940: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 407236, No. 223 Squadron (RAF) , Empire Air Training Scheme
17 Aug 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 407236, Aircrew Training Units, Adelaide
12 Dec 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 407236, No. 21 Squadron (RAF), Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Sergeant Graham Melville Hart 407236 RAAF and Sergeant William John Dillon 404142 RAAF of 21 Squadron RAF were killed when Maryland 1614 crashed into the sea, north of Derna, Libya

Also killed were Sergeant John Edwart Phelps 102130 SAAF and Lieutenant Trevor Lloyd Parry 103104V SAAF

Their bodies were not recovered and they are commemorated on the Alamein Memorial