RAYNER, Neil Keith

Plane was Hudson A16-61 which crashed after it hit trees while taking off during a thunder storm. It was carrying a full load of bombs.

Last Name
RAYNER
Given Names
Neil Keith
Service Number
407649
Date of Birth
28/07/1920
Birth Location
Terowie S.A
Enlistment Date
07/12/1940
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
09/01/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 9
Intake Date
09/01/1941
Finish Date
30/06/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
14/02/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
2 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Koepang Timor
Date of Death
14/02/1942
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon War Cemetery Indonesia
Notes

Plane was Hudson A16-61 which crashed after it hit trees while taking off during a thunder storm. It was carrying a full load of bombs.

Posting on Death
2 Squadron Laverton
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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