FOYLE, Raymond Charles

Plane was a Beaufighter A19-182 which was to attack shipping and enemy activity at Roti Island, Timor. The aircraft crashed and burst into flame on impact on the island. Keith Fitton [pilot] and Raymond Foyle [Navigator] were killed.

Last Name
FOYLE
Given Names
Raymond Charles
Service Number
410970
Date of Birth
15/05/1921
Birth Location
Warrnambool VIC
Enlistment Date
24/04/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
25/06/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 27
Intake Date
25/06/1942
Finish Date
14/12/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
28/03/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
55OBU
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Netherlands East Indies. Roti, Timor.
Date of Death
28/03/1944
Age
22
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon War Cemetery Indonesia
Notes

Plane was a Beaufighter A19-182 which was to attack shipping and enemy activity at Roti Island, Timor. The aircraft crashed and burst into flame on impact on the island. Keith Fitton [pilot] and Raymond Foyle [Navigator] were killed.

Posting on Death
55 Operational base unit
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - FOYLE Raymond Charles - Service Number 410970 (Group_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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