Neville Thomas STUBBS


STUBBS, Neville Thomas

Service Number: 423350
Enlisted: 20 January 1942
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 31 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia, 14 January 1923
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Peron Islands, Northern Territory, Australia, 4 December 1943, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Adelaide River Northern Territory Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 423350
20 Jan 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 31 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Ernest Percival and Vera Hillian Stubbs of Mosman, NSW


RAAF Beaufighter aircraft A19-117 of 31 Squadron was engaged in air combat exercises when it crashed into the sea near the Peron Islands, NT - all crew killed:

Flying Officer Neville Thomas Stubbs 423350 (Pilot)

Pilot Officer Malcolm John Taylor 418772 (Navigator)

Leading Aircraftman Horace Stanley Coghlan 59741 (Ground Crew - Flight Rigger)