BAINES, Ian Aubrey

Sea Rescue flight. Plane was a Wellington FZ8778 which crashed in the Western Desert while searching for another aircraft.

Last Name
BAINES
Given Names
Ian Aubrey
Service Number
400667
Date of Birth
18/08/1918
Birth Location
Boort VIC
Enlistment Date
12/10/1940
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
14/11/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 7
Intake Date
14/11/1940
Finish Date
05/03/1941
To
1BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
03/08/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
SRFlt
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. Egypt
Date of Death
03/08/1942
Age
23
Cemetery / Memorial
Alamein Memorial Egypt
Medals
Air Gunners badge War medal 39-45
Notes

Sea Rescue flight. Plane was a Wellington FZ8778 which crashed in the Western Desert while searching for another aircraft.

Posting on Death
55 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED

Acknowledgements

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