PUGH, Peter Kimber

An RAAF bomber which left an operational training unit in Victoria on a seaward exercise failed to return and its crew of four are missing believed killed.

Last Name
PUGH
Given Names
Peter Kimber
Service Number
416700
Date of Birth
06/01/1921
Birth Location
Murray Bridge S.A
Enlistment Date
16/08/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
17/10/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 19
Intake Date
13/09/1941
Finish Date
04/05/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
12/09/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1 OTU
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident Bass Straight Australia
Date of Death
12/09/1942
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Sydney Memorial NSW Australia
Notes

An RAAF bomber which left an operational training unit in Victoria on a seaward exercise failed to return and its crew of four are missing believed killed.

Posting on Death
1 Operational Training Unit Bairnsdale Vic.
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - PUGH Peter Kimber - Service Number 416700 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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