FINCH, Edward Henry

Operation Dortmund Reason for Loss Shot down by a night-fighter and crashed near IJpecolsga, Holland

Last Name
FINCH
Given Names
Edward Henry
Service Number
406674
Date of Birth
08/06/1908
Birth Location
Beechworth VIC.
Enlistment Date
03/03/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
01/05/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 13
Intake Date
01/05/1941
Finish Date
17/11/1941
To
2 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
05/05/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
149 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. U.K flying battle Netherlands
Date of Death
05/05/1943
Age
34
Cemetery / Memorial
Wymbritseradeel [Ijpecolsga] General Cemetery Netherlands
Medals
AIr Gunners badge 1939-45 A/C Europe Defence War medal 1939-45
Notes

Operation Dortmund Reason for Loss Shot down by a night-fighter and crashed near IJpecolsga, Holland

Posting on Death
149 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED

Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial