Flight Cadet Harold Kingsley PERCIVAL

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 137709
Born: Bulli NSW, 7 January 1890
Unit: No. 32 Training Depot Station RAF, Montrose, Scotland
Died: Aircraft Accident, Montrose, 23 September 1918, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery, Angus
CWGC Additional Information: Son of the Rev. G. C. Percival and Emily E. Percival, of Peat’s Ferry Road, Hornsby, Sydney, Australia. Born at Bulli, New South Wales
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Drummoyne War Memorial, Drummoyne NSW

During landing practice on 23 September 1918, Cadet Percival, flying Avro aircraft E1608, turned back towards the airfield and the aircraft stalled and spun into the ground from 100 feet.


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK Casualty Card 282341, 222577
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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