PHILIPSON, Ernest John

Plane was a Lancaster ND583 which took off from RAF East Kirby Lincolnshire, U.K to bomb Stuttgart, Germany. The aircraft crashed and exploded near Bourguignon-sous-Coucy, France. All crew were killed.

Last Name
PHILIPSON
Given Names
Ernest John
Service Number
418299
Date of Birth
19/04/1918
Birth Location
Thornbury VIC.
Enlistment Date
15/05/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
15/10/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 31
Intake Date
15/10/1942
Finish Date
08/04/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
15/03/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
630 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. From U.K target Stuttgart
Date of Death
15/03/1944
Age
25
Cemetery / Memorial
Bourguignon-Sous-Coucy Churchyard France
Medals
AIr Gunners Badge 1939-43 Star A/C Europe Defence & War medals
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster ND583 which took off from RAF East Kirby Lincolnshire, U.K to bomb Stuttgart, Germany. The aircraft crashed and exploded near Bourguignon-sous-Coucy, France. All crew were killed.

Posting on Death
630 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - PHILIPSON Ernest John - Service Number 418299 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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