PAECH, Bruce Vaughton

Plane was a Consolidated B-24 Liberator which was to attack Japanese anti aircraft positions located in Lolobata near Halmahera. The plane disappeared. All crew were lost.

Last Name
PAECH
Given Names
Bruce Vaughton
Service Number
416188
Date of Birth
15/10/1915
Birth Location
Adelaide S.A
Enlistment Date
31/03/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
24/07/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 14
Intake Date
29/05/1941
Kill Date or Discharge Date
31/07/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
21 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Flying battle Halmaheras
Date of Death
31/07/1945
Age
29
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Notes

Plane was a Consolidated B-24 Liberator which was to attack Japanese anti aircraft positions located in Lolobata near Halmahera. The plane disappeared. All crew were lost.

Posting on Death
21 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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