LOCKLIER, Norman Edward

Operation Hasselt- to attack railway yards. 132 aircraft but only 39 bombed and all missed the target due to haze. The Master Bomber ordered that the raid be stopped. Five Lancasters Lost. Reason for Loss Lost without trace

Last Name
LOCKLIER
Given Names
Norman Edward
Service Number
419321
Date of Birth
25/08/1916
Birth Location
Richmond VIC.
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
15/10/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 31
Intake Date
15/10/1942
Kill Date or Discharge Date
13/05/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
466 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle North Sea Hasselt Belgium
Date of Death
13/05/1944
Age
27
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey UK
Notes

Operation Hasselt- to attack railway yards. 132 aircraft but only 39 bombed and all missed the target due to haze. The Master Bomber ordered that the raid be stopped. Five Lancasters Lost. Reason for Loss Lost without trace

Posting on Death
466 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN USB

Acknowledgements

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