Edgar Davy FRANCIS

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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
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World War 2 Service

26 Apr 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, 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

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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)