Flight Sergeant Harold Stewart CURRIE

Service No: 15235
Born: Marrickville NSW, 11 May 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 May 1940
Unit: Care and Maintenance Unit Narrandera
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 92 Squadron Beaufighter aircraft A8-245), Narrandera NSW, 3 September 1945, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Narrandera War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Walter Stewart Currie and Emma Amelia Margaret Currie, of Punchbowl.
Roll of Honour: Punchbowl NSW
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Narrandera Tiger Moth Memorial, Narrandera NSW

On the 3 September 1945, Beaufighter A8-245 crashed at Narrandera during local flying and all on board were killed.

On board A8-245 were:

Sergeant Norman John Bailey (37964) (Second Pilot)
Flight Sergeant Harold Stewart Currie (15235) (Clerk General, Supernumerary)
Warrant Officer Henry Thomas George Griffin (4594) (Equipment Assistant, Supernumerary)
Warrant Officer Leslie Hunter Jorgensen (429501) (Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Robert Lindsay Norton (149756) (Equipment Assistant, Supernumerary)
Corporal Hilton George Shung (68720) (Equipment Assistant, Supernumerary)
Sergeant Albert Victor Whittington (5668) (Instrument Maker, Supernumerary)


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, 166/8/1291; A9845, 58
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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