BURGESS, Aubrey Edward

Plane was a Consolidated B-24 Liberator A72-66 which departed Pitu Airfield [ Morotai Island] to attack Japanese anti-aircraft positions located in Lolobata, on the neighboring island of Halmahera. The aircraft failed to return with nine crew lost.

Last Name
BURGESS
Given Names
Aubrey Edward
Service Number
443659
Date of Birth
10/08/1912
Birth Location
Torbane N.S.W
Enlistment Date
20/11/1943
Enlistment Location
Sydney
1Wags Start Date
03/02/1944
Course Details
WAGS Course 49A, WAGS Course 48
Intake Date
02/03/1944
Finish Date
13/10/1944
To
AGS
Kill or Discharge Date
31/07/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
21 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Netherlands East Indies
Date of Death
31/07/1945
Age
32
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Notes

Plane was a Consolidated B-24 Liberator A72-66 which departed Pitu Airfield [ Morotai Island] to attack Japanese anti-aircraft positions located in Lolobata, on the neighboring island of Halmahera. The aircraft failed to return with nine crew lost.

Posting on Death
21 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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