KIRKBY, George Henry

Plane was a Wellington Mk 8572 which was bombed as they prepared for takeoff near El Daba, Egypt.

Last Name
KIRKBY
Given Names
George Henry
Service Number
406332
Date of Birth
22/10/1920
Birth Location
Kalgoolie W.A
Enlistment Date
11/11/1940
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
12/12/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 8
Intake Date
12/12/1940
Finish Date
02/06/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
26/06/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
104 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Egypt Middle East
Date of Death
26/06/1942
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Alamein Memorial Egypt
Notes

Plane was a Wellington Mk 8572 which was bombed as they prepared for takeoff near El Daba, Egypt.

Posting on Death
104 Squadron RAF
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - KIRKBY George Henry - Service Number 406332 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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