KITCHEN, Stanley Charles

Operation Kassel Reason for Loss Coned by Flakscheinw. Abt. 328 at 21:37 hrs then shot down by Oblt. Heinz Wolfgang Schnaufer of 10./NJG1. Crashed at Acker, south of Dransfeld after exploding in mid-air, spreading wreckage over a wide area.

Last Name
KITCHEN
Given Names
Stanley Charles
Service Number
410347
Date of Birth
05/07/1923
Birth Location
Ballarat East VIC.
Enlistment Date
06/12/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
02/04/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 24
Intake Date
02/04/1942
Finish Date
21/09/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
22/10/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
57 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. From the U.K
Date of Death
22/10/1943
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Hanover War Cemetery Germany
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 A/C Europe Defence medal 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Operation Kassel Reason for Loss Coned by Flakscheinw. Abt. 328 at 21:37 hrs then shot down by Oblt. Heinz Wolfgang Schnaufer of 10./NJG1. Crashed at Acker, south of Dransfeld after exploding in mid-air, spreading wreckage over a wide area.

Posting on Death
57 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - KITCHEN Stanley Charles - Service Number 410347 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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