LOWTHER, Thomas Ronald

F/Sgt Thomas Ronald Lowther was a member of 70 Sqn. RAF. The crew were flying their 22nd mission together and were returning from a successful bombing raid in Romania when a German night fighter shot them down over Bulgaria. Only one crew member survived.

Last Name
LOWTHER
Given Names
Thomas Ronald
Service Number
418752
Date of Birth
21/01/1923
Birth Location
Colac VIC.
Enlistment Date
19/06/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
20/08/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 29
Intake Date
20/08/1942
Finish Date
03/03/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
29/06/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
70 SQN (ME)
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Romania
Date of Death
29/06/1944
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Sofia war Cemetery Bulgaria
Notes

F/Sgt Thomas Ronald Lowther was a member of 70 Sqn. RAF. The crew were flying their 22nd mission together and were returning from a successful bombing raid in Romania when a German night fighter shot them down over Bulgaria. Only one crew member survived.

Posting on Death
70 Squadron [ME]
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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