BARRETT, Douglas George

Previous service Light Horse Operation Berlin Reason for Loss Aircraft took off at 1737hrs.Crashed in the vicinity of Teltow which is 16km SW centre of Berlin. Unknown cause of the crash.

Last Name
BARRETT
Given Names
Douglas George
Service Number
417275
Date of Birth
07/10/1917
Birth Location
Kangaroo Island s.A
Enlistment Date
28/02/1942
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
28/05/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 26
Intake Date
28/05/1942
Finish Date
16/11/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
27/01/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
463 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. From UK Target Berlin Germany
Date of Death
27/01/1944
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey UK
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Star Air crew Europe Defence medal War medal
Notes

Previous service Light Horse Operation Berlin Reason for Loss Aircraft took off at 1737hrs.Crashed in the vicinity of Teltow which is 16km SW centre of Berlin. Unknown cause of the crash.

Posting on Death
463 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Barrett Douglas - Service Number 417275 (edited-2)
1WAGS - Barrett Douglas - Service Number 417275 (edited-2)
1WAGS - BARRETT Douglas George - Service Number 417275 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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