Sydney Lionel PIERCY

PIERCY, Sydney Lionel

Service Number: 415876
Enlisted: 1 March 1942
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Wagin, Western Australia, Australia, 8 March 1923
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: RAAF SNCO - aircrew
Died: Aircraft accident, Lord Howe Island, 28 September 1948, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Beresfield Crematorium, NSW
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World War 2 Service

1 Mar 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
1 Mar 1942: Enlisted SN 415876, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
1 Mar 1942: Involvement SN 415876, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
8 Aug 1945: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 415876, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SW Pacific 1941-45
Date unknown: Involvement Sergeant, SN 415876
Date unknown: Discharged SN 415876, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Catalina Flying Boat A24-381 of Number 11 Squadron crashed on Lord Howe Island on the 28th of September 1948 with seven of the crew killed and two survivors

SMITH, Malcolm Donald (Flight Lieutenant) 403541

McCOY, James Baker (Flight Lieutenant) 439317

KELLER, William David (Flight Lieutenant) 1636

McKENZIE, Alex (Flight Lieutenant) 38188

BACON, Sidney Howard (Warrant Officer) 32007

SALIS, Donald Edward (Warrant Officer) 3982

PIERCY, Sydney Lionel (Sergeant) 415876

BRADLEY, Bert Raymond (Flight Lieutenant) 414301 (survived)

LEA, John Dean (Warrant Officer) 442553 (survived)