Cyril William STARK AFC

STARK, Cyril William

Service Number: 576
Enlisted: 4 September 1939
Last Rank: Squadron Leader
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Lakemba, New South Wales, Australia, 28 June 1919
Home Town: Lakemba, Canterbury, New South Wales
Schooling: Picton Central School
Occupation: RAAF Pilot
Died: Flying Accident, Surrey, England, 13 April 1950, aged 30 years
Cemetery: St Peter Churchyard, Over Wallop, Hampshire, England
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World War 2 Service

4 Sep 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
4 Sep 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Squadron Leader, SN 576
4 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Squadron Leader, SN 576
8 Aug 1945: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Squadron Leader, SN 576, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SE Asia 1941-45
Date unknown: Involvement Squadron Leader, SN 576
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Squadron Leader, SN 576

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Squadron Leader Cyril William Stark RAAF 576 AFC on attachment to the RAF Empire Test Pilot School based at Farnborough was killed while flying Vampire TG-388 when it lost power and crashed near the village of Shamley Green in Surrey, England