BESSELL-BROWNE, John

Aircraft climbed very steeply to 200' immediately after take off crashed and burst into flames 5 killed.

Last Name
BESSELL-BROWNE
Given Names
John
Service Number
406205
Date of Birth
20/10/1912
Birth Location
Middle Swan W.A
Enlistment Date
12/09/1940
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
17/10/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 6
Intake Date
17/10/1940
Finish Date
05/04/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
20/01/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
2 SQN Lav
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident Koepang Netherlands East Indies
Date of Death
20/01/1942
Age
29
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Notes

Aircraft climbed very steeply to 200' immediately after take off crashed and burst into flames 5 killed.

Posting on Death
2 Squadron Laverton
NAA Status
OPEN USB

Acknowledgements

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