LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Kenneth Huntley LITTLE

Service No: 88113
Born: Launceston TAS, 25 July 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 11 September 1942
Unit: No. 9 Replenishing Unit, Batchelor NT
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, near Darwin NT, 29 April 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ernest Harold and Alice May Little, of Piper’s River, Tasmania
Roll of Honour: Piper’s River TAS
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On the 29 April 1944, a number of RAAF members were involved in a motor vehicle accident at 38 mile on the north/south Darwin road, while in transit to a concert party.

The RAAF members injured in the accident were:

Leading Aircraftman Kenneth Huntley Little (88113) (General Hand) Fatally injured: Died 29 April 1944
Leading Aircraftman Edward Sergeant (78382) Injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 27 February 1946
Corporal Arthur Stanislaus Timmins (69755) (Clerk Pay) Fatally injured: Died 29 April 1944
Leading Aircraftman Emile Wilfred Webb (72177) Fatally injured: Died: 30 April 1944

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, 166/24/434

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