BACKHOUSE, Herbert Frederick

Aircraft Bisley BA315 of 162 Sqd. RAF which accidently crashed into the sea off Saida, Lebanon, Middle East.with the crew and passenger missing believed drowned. Previous service 7th Battery Art. 3rd Field Brigade

Last Name
BACKHOUSE
Given Names
Herbert Frederick
Service Number
406323
Date of Birth
25/01/1914
Birth Location
Tambellup W.A
Enlistment Date
11/11/1940
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
12/12/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 8
Intake Date
12/12/1940
Finish Date
02/06/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
29/01/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
162 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Drowned during aircraft accident Middle East
Date of Death
29/01/1943
Age
29
Cemetery / Memorial
Alamein Memorial Egypt
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Africa/war medals defence medal
Notes

Aircraft Bisley BA315 of 162 Sqd. RAF which accidently crashed into the sea off Saida, Lebanon, Middle East.with the crew and passenger missing believed drowned. Previous service 7th Battery Art. 3rd Field Brigade

Posting on Death
162 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - BACKHOUSE Herbert Frederick - Service Number 406323 (edited-1)
1WAGS - BACKHOUSE Herbert Frederick - Service Number 406323 (Plaque_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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