BROWN, John Eyre

Plane was a Lancaster bomber ND732 of the 467 Sqd. which was shot down in a night bombing raid at Le Blanc-Mesnil, France. The operation was to bomb marshalling yards at La Chappelle, France. It was established the aircraft was hit by flack with all crew lost.

Last Name
BROWN
Given Names
John Eyre
Service Number
417809
Date of Birth
23/07/1922
Birth Location
Quorn S.A
Enlistment Date
18/07/1942
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
17/09/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 30
Intake Date
17/09/1942
Finish Date
03/03/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
21/04/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
467 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Killed in action Le Blanc Mesnil France
Date of Death
21/04/1944
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Clinchy Northern Cemetery France
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster bomber ND732 of the 467 Sqd. which was shot down in a night bombing raid at Le Blanc-Mesnil, France. The operation was to bomb marshalling yards at La Chappelle, France. It was established the aircraft was hit by flack with all crew lost.

Posting on Death
467 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - Brown John Eyre - Service Number 417809 (edited-1)
1WAGS - BROWN John Eyre - Service Number 417809 (Crest)
1WAGS - Brown John Eyre - Service Number 417809 (edited-1)
1WAGS - BROWN john Eyre - Service Number 417809 (Family Grave_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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