PHILLIPS, Everard John

Previous service W/Comm. A.A.S.C/ Patrol Coy. Plane was a Lancaster ED328 of the 101 Sqn shot down in a forest near Berlin. The crew were buried with full military honours by the Luftwaffe. The wreckage of the plane was found 70 years later. Three British and four Australians were killed. Please note there were two RAAF crew named Phillips- John Henry age19 and Everard John 415273 age 23, both killed on ED328.

Last Name
PHILLIPS
Given Names
Everard John
Service Number
415273
Date of Birth
23/05/1920
Birth Location
Perth W.A
Enlistment Date
17/08/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
16/10/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 19
Intake Date
13/09/1941
Finish Date
04/05/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
24/08/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
101 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops.from the UK flying battle Germany
Date of Death
24/08/1943
Age
23
Cemetery / Memorial
Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery
Medals
AIr Gunners badge
Notes

Previous service W/Comm. A.A.S.C/ Patrol Coy. Plane was a Lancaster ED328 of the 101 Sqn shot down in a forest near Berlin. The crew were buried with full military honours by the Luftwaffe. The wreckage of the plane was found 70 years later. Three British and four Australians were killed. Please note there were two RAAF crew named Phillips- John Henry age19 and Everard John 415273 age 23, both killed on ED328.

Posting on Death
101 Squadron
NAA Status
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Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial