LEFROY, John Mervyn

Plane was Boston Z2176 which failed to return from an operation to bomb shipping in Derna Harbour, Libya. All crew were lost.

Last Name
LEFROY
Given Names
John Mervyn
Service Number
406145
Date of Birth
08/10/1917
Birth Location
Carnarvon W.A
Enlistment Date
15/08/1940
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
19/09/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 5
Intake Date
19/09/1940
Finish Date
08/03/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
29/05/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
24 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. Derna Harbour, Libya
Date of Death
29/05/1942
Age
24
Cemetery / Memorial
Alamein Memorial Egypt
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Star Africa star War medal
Notes

Plane was Boston Z2176 which failed to return from an operation to bomb shipping in Derna Harbour, Libya. All crew were lost.

Posting on Death
24 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED

Acknowledgements

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