Arthur Curlewis YOUNG


YOUNG, Arthur Curlewis

Service Number: 406671
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Cottesloe, Western Australia, 3 May 1916
Home Town: Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Evans Head, New South Wales, Australia, 10 November 1944, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bundaberg Civic Centre Memorial Portico, South Perth Wesley College Lynch Gate, Sydney Memorial (Sydney War Cemetery) Rookwood
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN 406671

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Beaufighter A19-194 and A19-36 from Number 5 Operational Training Unit (5OTU) were involved in a mid-air collision over the ocean off Evans Head, NSW

Flying Officer Parker 29099 and Sergeant Tyack 431342 were killed in A19-36

Flight Lieutenant Hodges 267209 and Flight Lieutenant Young DFC 406671 (body not recovered, commemorated on Panel 5 of the Sydney Memorial) were killed in A19-194