LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer Harry Thompson GREEN

Service No: 407118
Born: Adelaide SA, 26 February 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 June 1940
Unit: No.1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Station Point Cook VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Service Flying Training School Wirraway aircraft A20-392), Point Cook, 19 November 1941, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Adelaide (Centennial Park) Cemetery, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of David McInnes Green and Mary Agnes Green, of Reade Park.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

During takeoff at 1100 hours on 19 November 1941, Wirraway A20-392 struck machinery on the airfield and crashed into trees killing both crew members who were:

Flying Officer Harry Thompson Green (407118) Instructor
Leading Aircraftman John Cochrane Smail (412274) Student

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 A705, 163/34/145

Bibliography:

Wilson, S. (Stewart) Wirraway, Boomerang and CA-15 in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1991

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