LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Peter John HALEY

Service No: 438006
Born: St Helens TAS, 1 March 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 24 September 1943
Unit: No. 35 Service Flying Training School (RCAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 35 Service Flying Training School Harvard aircraft 2699), Saskatchewan, 12 February 1945, Aged 19 Years
Buried: North Battleford Cemetery, Saskatchewan
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Martial Haley and Amy Elizabeth Haley, of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Roll of Honour: Hobart TAS
Remembered: Panel 133, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 12 February 1945, Harvard 2699 took off on a low level cross-country training and crashed at 1000 hours near Tramping, Lake Saskatchewan, and Leading Aircraftman Haley, flying solo, was killed.

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, 166/17/732

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