BLAKE, Norman Harold

Plane was a DK Dekota A65-54 which crashed between Jacquinet Bay and Rabaul on a non-operational transport flight. Twenty seven crew and passengers were killed.

Last Name
BLAKE
Given Names
Norman Harold
Service Number
431713
Date of Birth
15/07/1925
Birth Location
Footscray Melbourne
Enlistment Date
30/07/1943
Enlistment Location
Melbourne VIC.
1Wags Start Date
30/03/1944
Course Details
WAGS Course 49A
To
8 Operational Base Unit
Kill or Discharge Date
15/11/1945 (Killed)
Rank
Leading Aircraftman
Operations
Aircraft accident between Jacquinet Bay and Rabaul
Date of Death
15/11/1945
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Rabaul [Bita Paka] War Cemetery New Guinea
Medals
Pacific Star War medal
Notes

Plane was a DK Dekota A65-54 which crashed between Jacquinet Bay and Rabaul on a non-operational transport flight. Twenty seven crew and passengers were killed.

Posting on Death
8 Operational Base Unit
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1 WAGS - BLAKE Norman Harold - 431713 [edited-2.jpg]

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs