Flight Sergeant Lloyd John WELLINGTON

Service No: 407472
Born: Adelaide SA, 5 April 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 October 1940
Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit, Mildura VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Operational Training Unit Wirraway aircraft A20-499), Lake Victoria NSW, 14 October 1942, Aged 21 Years
Buried: North Road Anglican Cemetery, Nailsworth SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Stephen Lloyd Wellington and Clemo Ada Wellington, of Prospect
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

At about 1640 hours on 14 October 1942, Wirraway A20-499 crashed into Lake Victoria while on a gunnery exercise and the pilot, Flight Sergeant Wellington, flying solo, was killed.


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, 195


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Wirraway, Boomerang and CA-15 in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1991

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