MOTTERAM, Charles Lawrence

Plane was Lockheed L-414 Hudson RAAF which appears to be hit by lightning just after take off and crashed in a huge explosion. All crew were lost.

Last Name
MOTTERAM
Given Names
Charles Lawrence
Service Number
406401
Date of Birth
17/06/1920
Birth Location
Claremont w.A
Enlistment Date
09/12/1940
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
09/01/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 9
Intake Date
09/01/1941
Kill Date or Discharge Date
14/02/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
13 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Aircraft accident Timor, Indonesia
Date of Death
14/02/1942
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Notes

Plane was Lockheed L-414 Hudson RAAF which appears to be hit by lightning just after take off and crashed in a huge explosion. All crew were lost.

Posting on Death
13 Squadron Darwin
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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