OWEN, Jack Harrison

Plane was a Vickers Wellington X HZ580 part of the 466 Sqd. RAAF which was lost on an operation to Essen in Germany.

Last Name
OWEN
Given Names
Jack Harrison
Service Number
400392
Date of Birth
04/09/1916
Birth Location
Brighton VIC.
Enlistment Date
20/08/1940
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
02/04/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 24
Intake Date
02/04/1942
Kill or Discharge Date
26/07/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
466 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Flying battle Netherlands target Essen.
Date of Death
26/07/1943
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
The Hague [Westduin] General Cemetery
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Star A/C Europe Star Pacific Star Defence and War Medal
Notes

Plane was a Vickers Wellington X HZ580 part of the 466 Sqd. RAAF which was lost on an operation to Essen in Germany.

Posting on Death
466 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - OWEN Jack Harrison - Service Number 400392 (Plane_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs