CHANNON, Francis Edward

Plane was a Blenheim 1V Z7920 which was shot down by flak near Djibouti, French Somaliland. Three crew were killed.

Last Name
CHANNON
Given Names
Francis Edward
Service Number
402030
Date of Birth
23/04/1920
Birth Location
Balmain N.S.W.
Enlistment Date
28/04/1940
Enlistment Location
Sydney
1Wags Start Date
30/04/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 1
Intake Date
30/04/1940
Finish Date
18/11/1940
To
EH
Kill or Discharge Date
15/07/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
8 SQN
Rank
Flight Lieutenant
Operations
Flying battle Middle East
Date of Death
15/07/1942
Age
22
Cemetery / Memorial
Djibouti New European Cemetery
Notes

Plane was a Blenheim 1V Z7920 which was shot down by flak near Djibouti, French Somaliland. Three crew were killed.

Posting on Death
8 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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