ASHTON, Robert Alexander

Operation Special Operations Executive- Operation Bob 325, for France Reason for Loss Flew into a violent storm and clipped the tops of trees, crashing at Lombard, NE of Arc et Senans

Last Name
ASHTON
Given Names
Robert Alexander
Service Number
436598
Date of Birth
28/02/1922
Birth Location
Melbourne VIC.
Enlistment Date
27/02/1943
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
24/06/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 40
Kill Date or Discharge Date
01/09/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
138 Sqn.
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle NW Europe France
Date of Death
01/09/1944
Age
22
Cemetery / Memorial
Arc et Sanans Communal Cemetery Doubs France
Notes

Operation Special Operations Executive- Operation Bob 325, for France Reason for Loss Flew into a violent storm and clipped the tops of trees, crashing at Lombard, NE of Arc et Senans

Posting on Death
138 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1 WAGS ASHTON Robert Alexander - 436598

Acknowledgements

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