LAMOND, Henry James

Lost on 6 February was a No. 211 Squadron Blenheim with an all-Australian crew on escort duties over a convoy from Berhala Straits to Banka Straits. The crew was Sergeant Allan Bott, Pilot, Sergeant James Lynas, Observer, and Sergeant Henry Lamond, Wireless Air Gunner. Of three aircraft on the mission, two did not return to base. One, unidentified, was seen to be on fire and the probable location was 0 degrees North 104 degrees East. The other Blenheim lost on this mission also carried an all-Australian crew of Sergeant Geoffrey Steele, Pilot, Sergeant Stewart Menzies, Observer, and Sergeant George Gornall, Wireless Air Gunner.

Last Name
LAMOND
Given Names
Henry James
Service Number
404212
Date of Birth
09/07/1915
Birth Location
Northern Territory
Enlistment Date
21/06/1940
Enlistment Location
Brisbane
1Wags Start Date
25/07/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 3
Intake Date
25/07/1940
Finish Date
10/02/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
06/02/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
211 SQN Far East
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. Sumatra
Date of Death
06/02/1942
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Singapore Memorial
Notes

Lost on 6 February was a No. 211 Squadron Blenheim with an all-Australian crew on escort duties over a convoy from Berhala Straits to Banka Straits. The crew was Sergeant Allan Bott, Pilot, Sergeant James Lynas, Observer, and Sergeant Henry Lamond, Wireless Air Gunner. Of three aircraft on the mission, two did not return to base. One, unidentified, was seen to be on fire and the probable location was 0 degrees North 104 degrees East. The other Blenheim lost on this mission also carried an all-Australian crew of Sergeant Geoffrey Steele, Pilot, Sergeant Stewart Menzies, Observer, and Sergeant George Gornall, Wireless Air Gunner.

Posting on Death
211 Squadron Far East
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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