PAYNE, Malcolm Henry

Plane was a Lancaster 1 LM221 which was to raid railway junctions at Culmont. It is not confirmed what happened to the Lancaster, some reports state it was lost due to a collision. Seven crew were killed when the plane crashed at Cour-l'Eveque, Haute-Marne, France.

Last Name
PAYNE
Given Names
Malcolm Henry
Service Number
417512
Date of Birth
16/04/1922
Birth Location
Mintaro S.A
Enlistment Date
23/05/1942
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
20/08/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 29
Intake Date
20/08/1942
Finish Date
08/02/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
13/07/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
9 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Culmont, France
Date of Death
13/07/1944
Age
22
Cemetery / Memorial
Cour Le E Veque France
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster 1 LM221 which was to raid railway junctions at Culmont. It is not confirmed what happened to the Lancaster, some reports state it was lost due to a collision. Seven crew were killed when the plane crashed at Cour-l'Eveque, Haute-Marne, France.

Posting on Death
9 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - Payne Malcolm - Service Number 417512 (Grave_edited-1)
1WAGS - Payne Malcolm - Service Number 417512 (Grave_edited-1)
1WAGS - PAYNE Malcolm Henry - Service Number 417512 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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