STOPHER, Robert Douglas

Plane was a Halifax Heavy Bomber 132 which was shot down by a night fighter on W/Off Stopher's 5th mission.

Last Name
STOPHER
Given Names
Robert Douglas
Service Number
415695
Date of Birth
22/06/1918
Birth Location
Subiaco W.A
Enlistment Date
07/12/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
25/06/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 27
Intake Date
25/06/1942
Finish Date
14/12/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
05/11/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
466 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Air ops. from UK,target Bochum Germany
Date of Death
05/11/1944
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Rheinberg War Cemetery Germany
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Star A/C Europe and clasp Defence medal 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Plane was a Halifax Heavy Bomber 132 which was shot down by a night fighter on W/Off Stopher's 5th mission.

Posting on Death
466 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - STOPHER Robert Douglas - Service Number 415695 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs