McALLEN, William Albert

Plane was Vickers Wellington Mk 1C L7873 on a mission to raid Emden. The aircraft was lost without trace over the North Sea. All six crew were lost.

Last Name
McALLEN
Given Names
William Albert
Service Number
407294
Date of Birth
14/07/1911
Birth Location
Semaphore S.A
Enlistment Date
17/08/1940
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
19/09/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 5
Intake Date
19/09/1940
Finish Date
08/03/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
15/11/1941 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
99 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle NW Europe,target Emden
Date of Death
15/11/1941
Age
30
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial
Notes

Plane was Vickers Wellington Mk 1C L7873 on a mission to raid Emden. The aircraft was lost without trace over the North Sea. All six crew were lost.

Posting on Death
99 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - McALLEN William Albert - Service Number 407294

Acknowledgements

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