William Lawrence BRIGHTON


BRIGHTON, William Lawrence

Service Number: 427842
Enlisted: 7 October 1942
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: Aircrew Training Units
Born: Yarloop, Western Australia, 7 June 1921
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Arrowwood, Alberta, Canada , 30 October 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Claresholm Cemetery, Canada
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 427842
7 Oct 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 427842, Aircrew Training Units

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Leading Aircraftman William Lawrence Brighton 427842 was killed when Avro Anson 7285 of 15SFTS Claresholm RCAF crashed during a solo navigation exercise