LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer Dennis Kinlock WHISHAW

Service No: 408222
Born: Launceston TAS, 21 July 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 May 1941
Unit: No. 32 Squadron, Camden, NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 32 Squadron Beaufort aircraft A9-285), Bundaberg QLD, 31 May 1943, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Bundaberg General Cemetery, Queensland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Denis and Mary Kinloch Whishaw, of Carrick, Tasmania.
Roll of Honour: Carrick TAS
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Beaufort A9-285 crashed after take-off at Bundaberg on 31 May 1943 and its crew was killed. The crew members were:

Flying Officer Robert Chester Brabham (407998) (Observer)
Pilot Officer James Gavin Hylton (416072) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Pilot Officer Leonard Henry Peart (416063) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Flying Officer Dennis Kinlock Whishaw (408222) (Pilot)

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 A9845, 251

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