PORRITT, Leonard Haig

Previous service R.T.Wing 107 Con. Depot. Plane was a Lancaster LM338 which was engaged in a flying battle over France. The seven crew were lost including Wireless Operator F/Sgt Porritt.

Last Name
PORRITT
Given Names
Leonard Haig
Service Number
419481
Date of Birth
30/11/1920
Birth Location
Beechworth VIC.
Enlistment Date
14/08/1942
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
08/07/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
467 SQN UK
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. Target St.Leu D Esserent France
Date of Death
08/07/1944
Age
23
Cemetery / Memorial
Courgent Communal Cemetery France
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Star A/C Europe Defence medal France/Germany 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Previous service R.T.Wing 107 Con. Depot. Plane was a Lancaster LM338 which was engaged in a flying battle over France. The seven crew were lost including Wireless Operator F/Sgt Porritt.

Posting on Death
467Squadron UK
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Porritt Leonard - Service Number 419481 (edited-2)
1WAGS - Porritt Leonard - Service Number 419481 (edited-2)
1WAGS - PORRITT Leonard Haig - Service Number 419481 (edited-1)
1WAGS - PORRITT Leonard Haig - Service Number 419481 (Portrait_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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