RAE, Donald James

Plane was a Stirling Mark 1 BF453 BU-L which crashed near Hamburg Germany. Operation Berlin. 396 aircraft, 9 losses

Last Name
RAE
Given Names
Donald James
Service Number
406681
Date of Birth
07/12/1921
Birth Location
Hawthorn VIC
Enlistment Date
03/03/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
03/04/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 12
Intake Date
03/04/1941
Finish Date
20/10/1941
To
2BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
27/03/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
214 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Germany, target Berlin.
Date of Death
27/03/1943
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Hanover War Cemetery Germany
Notes

Plane was a Stirling Mark 1 BF453 BU-L which crashed near Hamburg Germany. Operation Berlin. 396 aircraft, 9 losses

Posting on Death
214 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - RAE Donald James - Service Number 406681 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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