REDFORD, Norman Louis

Plane was a de Havilland Mosquito HP967 which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a convoy off Kinn, Norway. The aircraft crashed in the bog at Stavoya. The pilot F/Off Harold Llewellyn Powell RNZAF and F/Off Norman Louis Redford RAAF, navigator, were killed.

Last Name
REDFORD
Given Names
Norman Louis
Service Number
419538
Date of Birth
03/07/1924
Birth Location
Unknown
Enlistment Date
20/08/1942
Enlistment Location
Unknown
1Wags Start Date
01/04/1943
Course Details
Navigation Course 3
Intake Date
01/04/1943
Finish Date
14/10/1943
Kill Date or Discharge Date
04/11/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
235 Sqn
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Air ops. From U.K Flying battle Norway.
Date of Death
04/11/1944
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Trondheim [Stavne] Cemetery Norway
Notes

Plane was a de Havilland Mosquito HP967 which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a convoy off Kinn, Norway. The aircraft crashed in the bog at Stavoya. The pilot F/Off Harold Llewellyn Powell RNZAF and F/Off Norman Louis Redford RAAF, navigator, were killed.

Posting on Death
235 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - REDFORD Norman Louis - Service Number 419538 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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