Leslie Frank LAWLEY


LAWLEY, Leslie Frank

Service Number: 414242
Enlisted: 17 August 1941, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: Royal Canadian Airforce Training Units
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 31 October 1922
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Manitoba, Canada, 12 August 1943, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Dauphin (Riverside) Cemetery, Valley River, Manitoba, Canada
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

17 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 414242, Brisbane, Queensland
12 Aug 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 414242, Royal Canadian Airforce Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer Leslie Frank Lawley 414242 (Instructor) and Leading Aircraftman Henry Verdun May 428922 were killed when their Cessna training aircraft from Number 10 Service Flying Training School (10 SFTS) RCAF crashed near Dauphin aerodrome in Manitoba, Canada