McLOUGHLIN, James Archibald

Plane was a Lancaster 11 LL648 of the 115 Sqn. which took off joining a further 533 aircraft to bomb the German capital. No details are available as to how LL648 was lost but the Luftwaffe night fighters claimed 34 Lancasters were shot down.

Last Name
McLOUGHLIN
Given Names
James Archibald
Service Number
415269
Date of Birth
25/07/1921
Birth Location
Geraldton W.A
Enlistment Date
17/08/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
28/05/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 26
Intake Date
28/05/1942
Finish Date
21/09/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
30/01/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
115 SQN
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Flying battle Germany target Berlin
Date of Death
30/01/1944
Age
22
Cemetery / Memorial
Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster 11 LL648 of the 115 Sqn. which took off joining a further 533 aircraft to bomb the German capital. No details are available as to how LL648 was lost but the Luftwaffe night fighters claimed 34 Lancasters were shot down.

Posting on Death
115 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN USB

Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial