Geoffrey Samuel VENN

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VENN, Geoffrey Samuel

Service Number: 422769
Enlisted: 23 May 1942
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: 1 Service Flying Training School
Born: Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 8 May 1920
Home Town: Hunters Hill, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, You Yang Ranges, Victoria, Australia, 23 January 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 422769
23 May 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, 1 Service Flying Training School

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Aubrey Vivian and Mary Annie Venn of Hunters Hill, NSW

 

RAAF Oxford training aircraft BM712 from Number 1 Service Flying Training School Point Cook was operating out of the Little River Satellite Aerodrome when it crashed in the You Yang Ranges, Victoria - all crew were killed:

Flying Officer Clarence James Loft 3402

Leading Aircraftman Geoffrey Samuel Venn 422769

Leading Aircraftman, John Stanley Walker 418494