ROCHFORD – David George

106025 – Flight Lieutenant – Pilot – 618 Sqn – Mosquito Mk VI, HR576 – KIA

Educated QRC; enlisted Feb 1941. Volunteered in UK. On 2nd May 1945, Mosquito piloted by Rochford crashed at Petersham NSW Australia on an operational rest flight at 1145hrs. The a/c on fire disintegrated on diving and crashed into surrounding buildings. Both Pilot and Observer died in the crash.

[Source: CMHA, CG]









[Newspaper clipping courtesy Audrey Dewjee]

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