PRINGLE, Lawrence James

Plane was a Halifax V LK664 on operation to attack Kassel which was shot down and crashed near Buhne. All crew were lost.

Last Name
PRINGLE
Given Names
Lawrence James
Service Number
409592
Date of Birth
17/12/1922
Birth Location
Auburn VIC.
Enlistment Date
12/09/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
02/04/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 24
Intake Date
02/04/1942
Finish Date
24/08/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
22/10/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
76 SQN
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Air ops. From the U.K target Kessel
Date of Death
22/10/1943
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Hanover War Cemetery Germany
Medals
Air Gunners badge Defence medal Service medal 1939-45 Star A/C Europe Star 1939-45 war medal
Notes

Plane was a Halifax V LK664 on operation to attack Kassel which was shot down and crashed near Buhne. All crew were lost.

Posting on Death
76 Squadron RAF
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - PRINGLE Laurence James - Service Number 409592 (edited-1)
1WAGS - PRINGLE Laurence James - Service Number 409592 (edited-1)
1WAGS - Pringle Lawrence James - Service Number 409592 (Crew_edited-1)
1WAGS - PRINGLE Lawrence James - Service Number 409592 (edited-3)
1WAGS - Pringle Lawrence James - Service Number 409592 (Plane_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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