BROOK, Kenneth Richard

Plane was a Lancaster JB699 shot down by an enemy aircraft and crashed at Woolfox Lodge Cottesmore, England when returning from an operational flight. Seven crew were killed.

Last Name
BROOK
Given Names
Kenneth Richard
Service Number
416165
Distinguished Flying Cross
YES
Date of Birth
11/01/1922
Birth Location
Milang S.A
Enlistment Date
31/03/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
29/05/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 14
Intake Date
29/05/1941
Finish Date
17/11/1941
To
2BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
04/03/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
51 SQN
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Aircraft accident Cottesmore England
Date of Death
04/03/1945
Age
23
Cemetery / Memorial
Bradford [Nth Brierley] Cemetery Yorkshure UK
Medals
Air Gunners badge Distinguished flying Cross
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster JB699 shot down by an enemy aircraft and crashed at Woolfox Lodge Cottesmore, England when returning from an operational flight. Seven crew were killed.

Posting on Death
51 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - BROOK Kenneth Richard - Service Number 416165 (edited-1)
1WAGS - BROOK Kenneth Richard - Service Number 416165 (edited-1)
1WAGS - BROOK Kenneth Richard - Service Number 416165 (new grave_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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