LUPTON, James Samuel

Previous service A.T.C Cadet Operation Frankfurt. 387 aircraft. The last major raid of the war on this target. 17 Lancasters lost. Reason for Loss Crashed at Kordel, NW of Trier, Germany.

Last Name
LUPTON
Given Names
James Samuel
Service Number
428331
Date of Birth
20/07/1924
Birth Location
Castlemaine VIC.
Enlistment Date
10/10/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
01/04/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 37
Intake Date
01/04/1943
Kill Date or Discharge Date
12/09/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
514 SQN
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Air ops. Target Frankfurt Germany
Date of Death
12/09/1944
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Rheinberg War Cemetery Germany
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Star France/Germany Star Defence /War medal Australian Service medal
Notes

Previous service A.T.C Cadet Operation Frankfurt. 387 aircraft. The last major raid of the war on this target. 17 Lancasters lost. Reason for Loss Crashed at Kordel, NW of Trier, Germany.

Posting on Death
514 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Lupton James - Service Number 428331 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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