Sgt Stanley Arthur Abbott

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Sgt Stanley Arthur Abbott

Perth, City of Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Death 31 Aug 1944 (aged 21)
Kingussie, Highland, Scotland
Burial Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot RAF Lawn Grave 13970
Memorial ID 32378550 View Source
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Son of George Stanley and Jean Hamilton Abbott of Cottesloe, Western Australia. Aircraftman Abbot was a machinery salesman prior to enlisting in the Royal Australian Air Force in April 1943. He trained in Australia and England and was promoted to Sergeant in November 1943. On 11 August 1944 he was promoted to Flight Sergeant and attached to 463 Squadron. On the night of 31 August 1944, Flt Sgt Abbott and 7 other crew members, (6 RAAF and 1 RAF) were on a training flight over Scotland in Lancaster PD259. The aircraft crashed at Kingussie, near Inverness. All on board were killed. Flt Sgt Abbott was 21 years of age.

Flight Sergeant, Royal Australian Air Force - Service No. 436790

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436790 Flight Sergeant
Royal Australian Air Force
31st August 1944 Age 21

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A Heart of Gold.
Sweet Memory"

Gravesite Details 436790


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