CAMPBELL, Donald Gordon

P/Off Donald Gordon Campbell crashed in the Torricelli Mountains of New Guinea during a supply dropping mission. The aircraft from 36 Sqd. was operating from a base near Aitape.

Last Name
CAMPBELL
Given Names
Donald Gordon
Service Number
418718
Date of Birth
07/03/1924
Birth Location
South Melbourne, VIC.
Enlistment Date
17/06/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
04/02/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 35, Navigation Course 1
Intake Date
04/02/1943
Finish Date
23/08/1943
To
1 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
17/02/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
36 SQN
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Flying accident New Guinea
Date of Death
17/02/1945
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Lae War Memorial
Notes

P/Off Donald Gordon Campbell crashed in the Torricelli Mountains of New Guinea during a supply dropping mission. The aircraft from 36 Sqd. was operating from a base near Aitape.

Posting on Death
36 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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