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CLAYTON, SYDNEY ERNEST

Service:Royal New Zealand Air Force
Service Number:426214
Rank:Flying Officer
Date of Birth:24 November 1913
Place of Birth:Darlington, England
Date of Death:5 June 1944 (Aged 30 years)
Units:No. 31 Squadron, RNZAF †

Timeline

5 June 1944 †Avenger NZ2518: Aircraft was shot down by anti-aircraft fire during a mission to Rabaul, crashing near Rapopo.

Burial Details

Cemetery:BOURAIL NEW ZEALAND WAR CEMETERY
Grave:Joint grave 8. 34-35.

External Links

Auckland War Memorial Museum Online Cenotaph

Record updated on 4 January 2018.


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