LEST WE FORGET

Sergeant Paul Illtyd ANWYL

Service No: 442319
Born: Royston Park SA, 9 April 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 June 1943
Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit, Mildura VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Operational training Unit Wirraway aircraft A20-325), near Mildura, 3 July 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Mildura Public Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Illtyd Stanley Hope and Elizabeth Ada Anwyl, of Woodville, South Australia.
Roll of Honour: Victor Harbour SA
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

At 1140 hours on 3 July 1944, Wirraway aircraft A20-325 and A20-524 had a mid-air collision 22 kms north north west of the Mildura airfield.

The pilot of A20-325 was:

Sergeant Paul Illtyd Anwyl (442319) (Pilot)

The pilot of A20-524 was:

Sergeant Stanley George Johnstone (118059) (Pilot) Baled out, uninjured, Discharged from the RAAF: 12 October 1945

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 171

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