BENNETT, Alfred Stevenson

Plane was a Lockheed Hudson FH346 which was detailed to attack an enemy convoy of thirteen vessels off Den Helder. Nothing was heard from the aircraft and it failed to return to base. Four crew were lost.

Last Name
BENNETT
Given Names
Alfred Stevenson
Service Number
407818
Date of Birth
24/04/1916
Birth Location
Tamworth N.S.W
Enlistment Date
06/01/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
06/02/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 10
Intake Date
06/02/1941
Kill or Discharge Date
21/06/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
407 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. UK convoy strike off Den Haag, North Sea.
Date of Death
21/06/1942
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Sage War cemetery Germany
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-1945 Atlantic defence, War medal 1939-45
Notes

Plane was a Lockheed Hudson FH346 which was detailed to attack an enemy convoy of thirteen vessels off Den Helder. Nothing was heard from the aircraft and it failed to return to base. Four crew were lost.

Posting on Death
407 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - BENNETT Alfred Stevenson - Service Number 407818 (Newspaper)
1WAGS - Bennett Alfred - Service Number 407818 (edited-2)
1WAGS - BENNETT Alfred Stevenson - Service Number 407818 (Memorial_edited-1)
1WAGS - BENNETT Alfred Stevenson - Service Number 407818 (Newspaper)

Acknowledgements

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