Herbert Nelson SLAPP

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SLAPP, Herbert Nelson

Service Number: 432979
Enlisted: 30 January 1943
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: 5 Service Flying Training School
Born: Merrylands, NSW, 26 November 1924
Home Town: Merrylands, Holroyd, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Uranquinty, New South Wales, 8 October 1943, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Wagga Wagga War Cemetery
Plot A Row A Grave 13
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

30 Jan 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 432979, 5 Service Flying Training School
1 May 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 432979, 5 Service Flying Training School, Empire Air Training Scheme

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flying Officer Burrows 408103 and LAC Slapp 432979 from Number 5 Service Flying Training School at Wagga were killed in the loss of Wirraway aircraft A20-216 near Uranquinty in NSW