Leslie Douglas LANGUSCH

LANGUSCH, Leslie Douglas

Service Number: 405744
Enlisted: 25 May 1941
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 30 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, 25 October 1917
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia, 5 August 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria
1.P.C.6, Springvale War Cemetery, Springvale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gympie WW2, Maryborough Queen's Park War Memorial, Maryborough St. Paul's Anglican Church Book of Remembrance, Maryborough State High School Roll of Honour, Tinana No 5 Division Burrum Shire Honour Board, Tinana War Memorial, Widgee War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, 405744
25 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, No. 30 Squadron (RAAF)
25 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, 405744, No. 30 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Alfred Eric and Lily Langusch of Maryborough, Queensland


RAAF Beaufighter aircraft A19-12 of Number 30 Squadron was lost near Whittlesea, Victoria resulting in the deaths of Pilot Officer Leslie Douglas Langusch 405744 & Sergeant Norman Edward Greasley 205761 - incident is mentioned in the book "Beaufighters over New Guinea" by George Turnbull Dick