PEARCE, Kenneth Gard

Operation Mine laying in French Coastal waters Reason for Loss Shot down on their second operation due to flak from the airfield of Vannes-Meucon.

Last Name
PEARCE
Given Names
Kenneth Gard
Service Number
416228
Date of Birth
13/07/1917
Birth Location
Kadina S.A
Enlistment Date
24/04/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
24/07/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 16
Intake Date
24/07/1941
Finish Date
02/05/1942
To
2BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
08/11/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
142 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle France
Date of Death
08/11/1942
Age
25
Cemetery / Memorial
Vannes [Boismoreau Communal Cemmetery France
Notes

Operation Mine laying in French Coastal waters Reason for Loss Shot down on their second operation due to flak from the airfield of Vannes-Meucon.

Posting on Death
142 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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