Keith Robert MCPHERSON


MCPHERSON, Keith Robert

Service Number: 430391
Enlisted: 29 January 1941
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: Aircrew Training Units
Born: Northcote, Victoria, 24 October 1923
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Mossbank, Saskatchewan, Canada , 13 March 1944, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Mossbank Cemetery, Canada
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 430391
29 Jan 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 430391, Aircrew Training Units

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

LAC McPherson 430391 and LAC McKenzie 36216 were killed in the loss of Bolingbroke Mk 4 Training aircraft of Number 2 Bomb Aiming and Gunnery School RCAF near Mossbank, Saskatchewan, Canada during a routine gunnery exercise. The duty Pilot saw the aircraft spinning at approximately 1000 feet and it spun all the way down hitting the ground.