McLAY, John Stirling

Previous service A.T.C. Operation Bochum. Plane was Halifax Bomber NR132 which was attacked by enermy fighters and crashed at Dusseldorf, Germany.

Last Name
McLAY
Given Names
John Stirling
Service Number
434647
Date of Birth
22/10/1924
Birth Location
Toowoomba Q.L.D
Enlistment Date
01/01/1943
Enlistment Location
Brisbane
1Wags Start Date
27/05/1943
Course Details
Navigation Course 5
Intake Date
27/05/1943
Finish Date
08/12/1943
To
AGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
05/11/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
466 Sqn
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. Target Bochum Germany
Date of Death
05/11/1944
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Rheinberg War Cemetery Germany
Medals
1939-45 Star France/Germany Star Defence/War medal 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Previous service A.T.C. Operation Bochum. Plane was Halifax Bomber NR132 which was attacked by enermy fighters and crashed at Dusseldorf, Germany.

Posting on Death
466 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - McLAY John Stirling - Service Number 434647 (Plane_edited-1)
1WAGS - McLAY John Stirling - Service Number 434647 (Plane_edited-1)
1 WAGS - McLAY John Stirling - 434647 [Rheinberg War Cemetery]

Acknowledgements

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