BENDALL, Jabez Kevin

Transfered from 29 Battn. Plane was a Lancaster PB646 which took off from RAF Balderton to bomb Giessen, Germany. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take off and it failed to return to base. Seven crew were lost.

Last Name
BENDALL
Given Names
Jabez Kevin
Service Number
419604
Date of Birth
15/11/1920
Birth Location
Moonee Ponds VIC.
Enlistment Date
09/09/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
12/11/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 32
Intake Date
12/11/1942
Finish Date
12/11/1942
To
2 ED
Kill or Discharge Date
06/12/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
227 SQN
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Air ops target Giessen, Germany
Date of Death
06/12/1944
Age
24
Cemetery / Memorial
Hanover War Cemetery Germany
Medals
AIr Gunners badge
Notes

Transfered from 29 Battn. Plane was a Lancaster PB646 which took off from RAF Balderton to bomb Giessen, Germany. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take off and it failed to return to base. Seven crew were lost.

Posting on Death
227 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Bendall Jabez - Service Number 419604 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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