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Brabender, Elton Duncan (Sergeant)

Killed in Flying Accident 1942-July-12

Birth Date: 1910-October-26 (age 31)

Born: St Arnaud, Northern Grampians Shire, Victoria, Australia

Son of William Cameron Brabender and Charlotte (nee Hodgson) Brabender, of Hawthorn, Victoria

Home: Hawthorn, Victoria

Enlistment: Melbourne, Australia

Enlistment Date: 1941-02-02

Service
RAAF
Unit
45 Group (RAF)
Base
Dorval, Quebec
Rank
Sergeant
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
Wireless Operator
Service Numbers
401345

Hudson MK Vl FK413

Ferry Flight 1942-July-12 to 1942-July-12

45 (T) Group (RAF) Dorval, Quebec

45 Group, RAF Transport Command, Dorval, Quebec. Hudson VI aircraft FK 413 lost during a Trans-Atlantic ferry flight after departing Gander, Newfoundland, cause unknown

Sergeant RE Wylie (RCAF), Flight Lieutenant RD Crofton (RAF) and Sergeant ED Brabender (RAAF) were all missing, presumed killed in this flying accident

The missing have no known grave. Sergeant Wylie is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial. Flight Lieutenant Crofton and Sergeant Brabender are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

Ocean Bridge, The History of RAF Ferry Command by Carl A Christie, page 313

General [Royal Air Force Serial and Image Database]...

General BRABENDER Elton Duncan 401345 I Aviation Heritage Museum

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Find-A-Grave.com Finadagrave.com

General DVA's Nominal Rolls, nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au

Sergeant Elton Duncan Brabender has no known grave.

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Hudson FK413

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Lockheed Hudson
Source National Air Force Museum of Canada.

The Lockheed Hudson was an American-built light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft built initially for the Royal Air Force (RAF) shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War and primarily operated by the RAF thereafter. The Hudson served throughout the war, mainly with Coastal Command, but also in transport and training roles, as well as delivering agents into occupied France. They were also used extensively with the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) anti-submarine squadrons. National Air Force Museum of Canada.

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Wkikpedia Wikipedia Hudson

General Harold A Skaarup Web Page

Kestrek Publications Hudon - Kestrel Publications

CASPIR Aircraft Groups:
RCAF On Strength (247), RCAF 400 Squadron (7), Canadian Aircraft Losses (245), Canadian Ferried (2)
last update: 2021-12-21 01:36:53

Hudson MK Vl FK413

Missing at Sea. Flight Lieutenant Crofton R.D.;Flight Sergeant Raymond E Wylie;
Elton D. Brabender

1942-July-12 Accident: RAFFC DORVAL Loc: At Sea Names: Brabender | Crofton | Wylie

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