KIFT, Robert Stanley

Previous service 10th Field Brigade. Operation Kassel. 569 aircraft, 43 losses Reason for Loss Hit by flak and crashed SSW of Beverungen, Germany.

Last Name
KIFT
Given Names
Robert Stanley
Service Number
410674
Date of Birth
17/02/1917
Birth Location
Brunswick VIC.
Enlistment Date
31/01/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
30/04/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 25
Intake Date
30/04/1942
Finish Date
19/10/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
22/10/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
35 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. From the U.K
Date of Death
22/10/1943
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Hanover War Cemetery Germany
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 A/C Europe Defence medal 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Previous service 10th Field Brigade. Operation Kassel. 569 aircraft, 43 losses Reason for Loss Hit by flak and crashed SSW of Beverungen, Germany.

Posting on Death
35 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - KIFT Robert Stanley - Service Number 410674 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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