MANSELL, Jack Peter

Operation Training- night cross-country exercise Reason for Loss The propeller blades on the starboard outer engine broke up, leading to serious vibrations and the break-up of the aircraft. Crashed south of Defford airfield.

Last Name
MANSELL
Given Names
Jack Peter
Service Number
436085
Date of Birth
11/05/1924
Birth Location
West Perth W.A
Enlistment Date
07/11/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
07/01/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 34, WAGS Course 35
Intake Date
07/01/1943
Finish Date
26/07/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
24/08/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
61 SQN RCAF
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Accidental Worcestershire England
Date of Death
24/08/1944
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Bath [Haycombe] Cemetery Somerset UK
Medals
Air Gunners badge Defence/War medal 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Operation Training- night cross-country exercise Reason for Loss The propeller blades on the starboard outer engine broke up, leading to serious vibrations and the break-up of the aircraft. Crashed south of Defford airfield.

Posting on Death
61 [RCAF] Base
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Mansell Jack - Service Number 436085 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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