CRASH OF A WIRRAWAY
NEAR DENILIQUIN, NSW
ON 1 DECEMBER 1942

 

Alf Kirkwood of 7SFTS RAAF was killed when his Wirraway crashed into the ground near Deniliquin in New South Wales. It was reported that Alf had just received a "Dear John" letter just prior to his crash.

 

In Memory of

ALFRED BUCKLEY KIRKWOOD

Leading Aircraftman
410676
Royal Australian Air Force
who died on
Tuesday, 1st December 1942. Age 19.

Son of Albert Buckley Kirkwood and Frederica Alice Maud Kirkwood, of Prahran, Victoria.

DENILIQUIN WAR CEMETERY, New South Wales, Australia

 

Some of the above information on this crash was given to me by Wally Dalitz on 12 September 1999.

 

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This page first produced 12 September 1999

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