Dudley Frank GRIMSEY


GRIMSEY, Dudley Frank

Service Number: 435169
Enlisted: 26 March 1943, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: No. 1 Air Observers School (Evans Head)
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 26 January 1925
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Brisbane State High School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Evans Head, New South Wales, Australia, 14 January 1944, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Evans Head War Cemetery, NSW
Plot B Row C Grave 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

26 Mar 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 435169, Brisbane, Queensland
19 Jun 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman
14 Jan 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 435169, No. 1 Air Observers School (Evans Head), Empire Air Training Scheme

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Fairey Battle L5094 from Number 1 Air Observer School crashed at Evans Head killing Sergeant Hopper 425939 / LAC Grimsey 435169 / LAC Harrison 433593