Lloyd George EDMONDS


EDMONDS, Lloyd George

Service Numbers: S34229, 416941
Enlisted: 21 December 1939, Unley, South Australia
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: 27 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Born: Strathalbyn, South Australia, 6 November 1918
Home Town: Unley, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental Aircrash , Peak District, England, 21 January 1944, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Chester (Blacon) Cemetery, Chester, England
Section A, Grave 368.
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

21 Dec 1939: Enlisted Private, SN S34229, 3rd Field Ambulance, Unley, South Australia
22 Dec 1939: Involvement Corporal, SN S34229, 3rd Field Ambulance
8 Nov 1941: Enlisted SN 416941, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Nov 1941: Involvement SN 416941, Empire Air Training Scheme
21 Jan 1944: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 416941, 27 Operational Training Unit (RAF), Empire Air Training Scheme
Date unknown: Involvement

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Flight Sergeant Edmonds was posted to 27 Operational Training Unit, RAF, in England, training for D-Day.  He was the pilot of Vickers Wellington Mk III BJ652 which crashed in the Peak District during a night training exercise, killing all six RAAF members of the crew, including wireless operator F. Sgt William Thomas Barnes of Kingscote, South Australia