LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class I James Tasman GREEN

Service No: 31528
Born: Launceston TAS, 16 February 1907
Enlisted in the RAAF: 26 January 1942
Unit: No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, Benalla VIC
Died: Ground Accident, Benalla, 26 April 1942, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Benalla Cemetery, Victoria
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James and Lavinia Mary Ann Green; of Launceston, Tasmania; husband of Millie Green, of Beaconsfield, Tasmania
Roll of Honour: Launceston TAS
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 26 April 1942, Aircraftman Class I Green was killed in a car accident in the Benalla Township and Leading Aircraftman Lionel Albert Gale (40749) was fatally injured and died from his injuries on 28 April 1942.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/115/90

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