Leslie Douglas LANGUSCH

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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, Australia
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gympie WW2, Maryborough Queen's Park War Memorial, Tinana No 5 Division Burrum Shire, Tinana War Memorial, Widgee War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 405744
25 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, 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