LOVELL [DFM], John Henry

The crew of the Avro Lancaster L7546 EM-G was awarded the D.F.M for withstanding an attack by three enemy float planes and returning the aircraft to the U.K. Operation Genoa Reason for Loss Crashed at approx. 2001 hrs local time following a collision over Aube with an unknown aircraft.

Last Name
LOVELL [DFM]
Given Names
John Henry
Service Number
408145
Distinguished Flying Medal
YES
Date of Birth
17/05/1917
Birth Location
Stanley TAS.
Enlistment Date
03/01/1941
Enlistment Location
Hobart
1Wags Start Date
06/03/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 11
Intake Date
06/03/1941
Finish Date
25/08/1941
To
2BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
07/11/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
207 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Air ops from the Uk. Target Genoa.
Date of Death
07/11/1942
Age
25
Cemetery / Memorial
Champignol-Lez-Mondeville Churchyard France
Medals
Air Gunners badge Distinguished Flying Medal 1939-45 A/C Europe Defence War medal
Notes

The crew of the Avro Lancaster L7546 EM-G was awarded the D.F.M for withstanding an attack by three enemy float planes and returning the aircraft to the U.K. Operation Genoa Reason for Loss Crashed at approx. 2001 hrs local time following a collision over Aube with an unknown aircraft.

Posting on Death
207 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - LOVELL John Henry - Service Number 408145 (Brothers_edited-1)
1WAGS - LOVELL John Henry - Service Number 408145 (Brothers_edited-1)
1WAGS - LOVELL John Henry - Service Number 408145 (edited-1)
1WAGS - LOVELL John Henry - Service Number 408145 (Grave_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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