BELLERT, Morris Ambrose

Plane was a Kittyhawk A29-641 piloted by F/Off Bellert on a mission over Manokwari. Due to bad weather the plane crashed near Noemfoor Island New Guinea. The wreckage was found in December 1998

Last Name
BELLERT
Given Names
Morris Ambrose
Service Number
404001
Date of Birth
14/11/1916
Birth Location
Brisbane QLD
Enlistment Date
26/04/1940
Enlistment Location
Brisbane
1Wags Start Date
27/05/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 1, WAGS Course 2
Intake Date
30/04/1940
Finish Date
18/11/1940
To
EH
Kill or Discharge Date
18/10/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
82 SQN
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Air battle - plane crashed into the sea , New Guinea.
Date of Death
18/10/1944
Age
27
Cemetery / Memorial
Lae War Cemetery Papua New Guinea
Medals
Flying badge. Awarded commendation for meritorious service. in the air' at 7 S.F.T.S. Deniliquin
Notes

Plane was a Kittyhawk A29-641 piloted by F/Off Bellert on a mission over Manokwari. Due to bad weather the plane crashed near Noemfoor Island New Guinea. The wreckage was found in December 1998

NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - BELLERT Ambrose - Service Number 404001 (Citation_edited-1)
1WAGS - BELLERT Ambrose - Service Number 404001 (Citation_edited-1)
1WAGS - BELLERT Ambrose Morris - Service Number 404001 (citation)
1WAGS - BELLERT Ambrose Morris - Service Number 404001 (edited-2)
1WAGS - BELLERT Ambrose Morris - Service Number 404001 (new_edited-1)
1WAGS - BELLERT Ambrose Morris - Service Number 404001 (Plaque_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs