MONK, Peter Vivian

Previous service 4th Vet. Hospital . P/Off Monk served as a tail gunner in RAF's Bomber Command flying in four engine Avro Lancaster heavy bombers. During a raid on the Skoda factory in Pilsen [Czech Republic] Monk's Lancaster was shot down by flak and crashed N.E of Saarbrucken in Germany. Monk and all six crew mates were killed.

Last Name
MONK
Given Names
Peter Vivian
Service Number
416383
Date of Birth
18/09/1921
Birth Location
Penang Malaya
Enlistment Date
24/05/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
24/07/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 16
Intake Date
24/07/1941
Finish Date
02/05/1942
To
2BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
17/04/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
100 SQN
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Air ops. From the U.K
Date of Death
17/04/1943
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Rheinberg War Cemetery Germany
Medals
AIr Gunners badge
Notes

Previous service 4th Vet. Hospital . P/Off Monk served as a tail gunner in RAF's Bomber Command flying in four engine Avro Lancaster heavy bombers. During a raid on the Skoda factory in Pilsen [Czech Republic] Monk's Lancaster was shot down by flak and crashed N.E of Saarbrucken in Germany. Monk and all six crew mates were killed.

Posting on Death
100 Squadron RAF
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - MONK Peter Vivian - Service Number 416383
1WAGS - MONK Peter Vivian - Service Number 416383
1WAGS - MONK Peter Vivian - Service Number 416383 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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