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RAAF 21892

GRS Laverton

Korumburra 8 April 1918

Mabel Lincoln, his mother was NOK. The son of Robert and Mabel Mary Lincoln, of Leongatha.

13 February 1941 in Sydney

Glebe Sydney

Shop assistant

11 March 1942, aged 23, at RAAF Laverton Victoria

He is remembered on the Victorian Cremation Memorial Springvale and on the Leongatha Memorial

Harold lived in Ruby and Leongatha before attending Ivanhoe Grammar School for 7 years and spent two years at The University of Melbourne.

His family were involved in the grocery and catering business in Leongatha. Rosie Lincoln, Harold's sister, was a popular grocer in Leongatha. Harold worked in New Zealand and Sydney before enlisting.
After enlisting Harold trained as a wireless operator. He was killed when an aircraft engaged on a training flight to Laverton crashed into the sea near Point Cook. There were four airmen on board and no survivors.

The following notices appeared in the Melbourne Press

LINCOLN - The Funeral of the late

AC1 HAROLD GRAVELL LNCOLN will leave the Chapel of B Matthews Ptv Ltd 105 Toorak road South Yarra THIS DAY (Monday, March 161 at 3 45 p m for the Springvale Crematorium


Argus 14 March 1942

LINCOLN.-On March 11, at Point Cook

(result of aircraft accident, Harold Gravell,

youngest son of Mabel and Robert Lincoln

Leongatha late of Ruby, aged 23 years

LINCOLN.-On March 11, at Point Cook (result of aircraft accident),Harold Gravell, brother of Ethel (Mrs. Hines), Rosie, Robert, George, and Mabel(Ivanhoe Grammar School) aged 23 years


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