CLUNAS, Eric Clark

Plane was a Lancaster 1 R5895 which took off from RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire heading to the target-Magdeburg. The plane was attacked by a night fighter and crashed on the outskirts of Dannigkow. All seven crew were lost.

Last Name
CLUNAS
Given Names
Eric Clark
Service Number
415764
Date of Birth
18/01/1918
Birth Location
Narrogin W.A
Enlistment Date
01/02/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
28/05/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 26
Intake Date
28/05/1942
Finish Date
16/11/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
21/01/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
207 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Missing Air ops. from UK Target Magdeburg Germany
Date of Death
21/01/1944
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 ribbon 1939-45 Star A/crew Europe Defence medal War medal
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster 1 R5895 which took off from RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire heading to the target-Magdeburg. The plane was attacked by a night fighter and crashed on the outskirts of Dannigkow. All seven crew were lost.

Posting on Death
207 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Clunas Eric - Service Number 415764 (edited-3)
1WAGS - Clunas Eric - Service Number 415764 (edited-3)
1WAGS - CLUNAS Eric Clark - Service Number 415764 (Grave_edited-2)
1WAGS - CLUNAS Eric Clark - Service Number 415764 (Map_edited-1)
1WAGS - CLUNAS Eric Clark - Service Number 415764 (New_edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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