LONGSON, Charles Douglas Leslie

Plane was a Sunderland DV968 which was on a Anti- Submarine Patrol over the Bay of Biscay. The aircraft was shot down by German fighters and crashed into the Bay of Biscay. All crew were lost.

Last Name
LONGSON
Given Names
Charles Douglas Leslie
Service Number
415338
Date of Birth
13/05/1923
Birth Location
Guildford W.A
Enlistment Date
14/09/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
05/04/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 24
Intake Date
02/04/1942
Finish Date
21/09/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
13/08/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
461 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Bay of Biscay
Date of Death
13/08/1943
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey U.K
Notes

Plane was a Sunderland DV968 which was on a Anti- Submarine Patrol over the Bay of Biscay. The aircraft was shot down by German fighters and crashed into the Bay of Biscay. All crew were lost.

Posting on Death
461 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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