LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer Wynton Scott MUNDAY

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 40637 (RAF)
Born: Adelaide SA, 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: RAF Station Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire
Unit: No. 15 Operational Training Unit
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 15 Operational Training Unit Wellington I aircraft L4259), Hampstead Norreys, 17 October 1940, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Harwell Cemetery, Berkshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Munday; husband of Hilda Pauline Munday, of Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire. Of Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown

On 20 October 1940, Wellington L4529 took off from Hampstead Norreys for circuit practice. At 1105 hours, while on the downwind leg of the circuit, the port engine burst into flames and shortly afterwards the Wellington stalled and dived into the ground.

The crew members of L4529 were:

Flying Officer Wynton Scott Munday (40637) (RAF) (Pilot)
Sergeant George Thomas Watt (516242) (RAF) (Second Pilot)

References:

Chorley W R, Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses – Volume 7 Operational Training Units 1940-1947, Midland Publishing, 2002
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records

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