RASHBROOK, Robert William

Plane was a Heavy conversion Unit Lancaster 1 R5698 which collided with another Lancaster JB132 returning from an operation on Berlin. Both crews were lost.

Last Name
RASHBROOK
Given Names
Robert William
Service Number
415917
Date of Birth
26/01/1923
Birth Location
Subiaco W.A
Enlistment Date
29/03/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
28/05/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 26
Intake Date
28/05/1942
Finish Date
16/11/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
01/09/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1654 COM
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident Southwell Nottinghamshire UK
Date of Death
01/09/1943
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Thorney [St. Helen] Churchyard Nottinghamshire UK
Notes

Plane was a Heavy conversion Unit Lancaster 1 R5698 which collided with another Lancaster JB132 returning from an operation on Berlin. Both crews were lost.

Posting on Death
1654 Communications Unit
NAA Status
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1WAGS - RASHBROOK Robert William - Service Number 415917
1WAGS - RASHBROOK Robert William - Service Number 415917
1WAGS - RASHBROOK Robert William - Service Number 415917 (Aircrew memorial_edited-1)
1WAGS - RASHBROOK Robert William - Service Number 415917 (Grave_edited-1)
1WAGS - RASHBROOK Robert William - Service Number 415917 (Memorial_edited-1)
1WAGS - RASHBROOK Robert William - Service Number 415917 (Photo_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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