MOSS, Alexander Edward

11/16th Battn. 8th Fld. Howitzer Bty. Plane was a Lancaster PB155 which took off from RAF Binbrook to bomb Hanau, Germany. Twenty-two aircraft from 460 Sqn. RAAF took part in the raid. PB155 crashed attempting to land near Kelstern village, Linconshire on returning from the raid. Seven crew were lost.

Last Name
MOSS
Given Names
Alexander Edward
Service Number
415265
Date of Birth
09/09/1916
Birth Location
Perth W.A
Enlistment Date
17/08/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
16/10/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 19
Intake Date
17/10/1941
Kill Date or Discharge Date
19/03/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
460 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Flying battle Kelstern Village England
Date of Death
19/03/1945
Age
28
Cemetery / Memorial
Cambridge City Cemetery UK
Notes

11/16th Battn. 8th Fld. Howitzer Bty. Plane was a Lancaster PB155 which took off from RAF Binbrook to bomb Hanau, Germany. Twenty-two aircraft from 460 Sqn. RAAF took part in the raid. PB155 crashed attempting to land near Kelstern village, Linconshire on returning from the raid. Seven crew were lost.

Posting on Death
460 Squadron
NAA Status
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1WAGS - MOSS Alexander Edward - Service Number 415265
1WAGS - MOSS Alexander Edward - Service Number 415265
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1WAGS - MOSS Alexander Edward - Service Number 415265 (Plane)

Acknowledgements

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