ANDREW, David Thomas

2nd Field Artillery 2 1/2 years Gunner. After a bombing run over Meiktila in central Burma two Blenheim bombers collided which resulted in crews from both planes either killed or taken POW.

Last Name
ANDREW
Given Names
David Thomas
Service Number
400247
Date of Birth
16/10/1918
Birth Location
Tarnagulla VIC.
Enlistment Date
21/07/1940
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
19/08/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 4
Intake Date
18/08/1940
Finish Date
10/02/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
05/04/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
167 Wing HQ
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Air ops.over Burma India
Date of Death
05/04/1943
Age
24
Cemetery / Memorial
Taukkyan War Cemetery Burma
Medals
AIr Gunners badge
Notes

2nd Field Artillery 2 1/2 years Gunner. After a bombing run over Meiktila in central Burma two Blenheim bombers collided which resulted in crews from both planes either killed or taken POW.

Posting on Death
11 Squadron Blenheim 4
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - ANDREW David Thomas - Service Number 400247 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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