BURT, Rex Theodore

Plane was a Wellington W5618 which took off from RAF Moreton-in-Marsh U.K with another eleven aircraft from that base to bomb Essen. The plane was shot down crashing at Moustier Sur Sambre, Belgium.

Last Name
BURT
Given Names
Rex Theodore
Service Number
407601
Date of Birth
06/02/1919
Birth Location
Yorketown S.A
Enlistment Date
11/11/1940
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
12/12/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 8
Intake Date
12/12/1940
Finish Date
02/06/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
02/06/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
21 OTU
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle N.W. Europe
Date of Death
02/06/1942
Age
23
Cemetery / Memorial
Charleroi Communal Cemetery Belgium
Notes

Plane was a Wellington W5618 which took off from RAF Moreton-in-Marsh U.K with another eleven aircraft from that base to bomb Essen. The plane was shot down crashing at Moustier Sur Sambre, Belgium.

Posting on Death
21 Operational Training Unit
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - BURT Rex Theodore - Service Number 407601 (edited-1)
1WAGS - BURT Rex Theodore - Service Number 407601 (Grave_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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