RICHARDSON, Raymond Rawlings

Plane was Blenheim 1V Z7963- operation Communication flight Egypt. The aircraft took off but crashed in haze attempting a forced landing 1.5 km east of Sidi Barrani.

Last Name
RICHARDSON
Given Names
Raymond Rawlings
Service Number
406160
Date of Birth
11/07/1921
Birth Location
Northam W.A.
Enlistment Date
15/08/1940
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
19/09/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 5
Intake Date
19/09/1940
Finish Date
08/03/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
18/04/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
14 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident Middle East
Date of Death
18/04/1942
Age
32
Cemetery / Memorial
Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery Egypt
Notes

Plane was Blenheim 1V Z7963- operation Communication flight Egypt. The aircraft took off but crashed in haze attempting a forced landing 1.5 km east of Sidi Barrani.

Posting on Death
14 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - RICHARDSON Raymond Rawlings - Service Number 406160 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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