Brian Augustus RAFTERY


RAFTERY, Brian Augustus

Service Number: 432264
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Grafton, New South Wales, Australia, 25 September 1921
Home Town: Grafton, Clarence Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, 27 September 1944, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Wagga Wagga War Cemetery
Plot A Row B Grave 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 432264

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer Quirk 40960 and Pilot Officer Raftery 432264 from Number 5 Service Flying Training School at Uranquinty were killed in the loss of Wirraway aircraft A20-96 at Uranquinty following structural failure of the aircraft in flight (from Court of Inquiry file at NAA)