LEST WE FORGET

Lieutenant Thomas Sydney Ough DEALY

Service No: 3502
Born: Hong Kong, September 1896
Enlisted in the Army: 15 April 1916
Unit: Training Depot, Australian Flying Corps, attached to the School of Aerial Fighting, Ayr
Died: Aircraft Accident, England, 7 March 1918, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Stonyhurst College Burial Ground, Lancashire
CWGC Additional Information: No additional information
Place of Association: North Adelaide SA (location of mother’s residence at time of enlistment)
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 7 March 1918, Lieutenant Dealy was killed in the crash of Sopwith Camel aircraft B7418 at Ayr, Scotland.  The aircraft went into a spin at about 800 feet and Lieutenant Dealy was unable to recover.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, DEALY T S O
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Card 269303, 73282

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