Edgar Davy FRANCIS


FRANCIS, Edgar Davy

Service Number: 411137
Enlisted: 26 April 1941, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 6 Advanced Flying Unit (RAF)
Born: Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia, 6 October 1917
Home Town: Wangaratta, Wangaratta, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bank clerk
Died: Accidental (plane crash), Little Rissington, England, 19 August 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard, Gloucestershire, England
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Wangaratta War Memorial
Show Relationships

World War 2 Service

26 Apr 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 411137, Sydney, New South Wales
19 Aug 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 411137, 6 Advanced Flying Unit (RAF), Empire Air Training Scheme

Help us honour Edgar Davy Francis's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...411137 Sergeant Edgar Davy Francis of Lavender Bay, NSW. Sgt Francis enlisted in the RAAF on 29 April 1941, and served with 6 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF. He was accidentally killed in England on 19 August 1942. Sgt Francis was a brother to Flying Officer Alan Henry Francis RAAF who was killed over Germany on 18 November 1944." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)