EVANS, David Henry Robert

Operation Training- cross-country flying exercise Reason for Loss Entered cumulus nimbus clouds and iced up, diving out of control and breaking apart as it fell. The debris fell over a particularly large area but the main concentration was at Rhinog Fawr, Snowdonia.

Last Name
EVANS
Given Names
David Henry Robert
Service Number
427898
Date of Birth
10/07/1920
Birth Location
Shepparton VIC.
Enlistment Date
11/10/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
08/01/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 34
Intake Date
07/01/1943
Kill Date or Discharge Date
06/02/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
73 Base RAF
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Flying battle U.K
Date of Death
06/02/1945
Age
24
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey U.K
Notes

Operation Training- cross-country flying exercise Reason for Loss Entered cumulus nimbus clouds and iced up, diving out of control and breaking apart as it fell. The debris fell over a particularly large area but the main concentration was at Rhinog Fawr, Snowdonia.

Posting on Death
73 BASE RAF
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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