ROBB, Lawrence William

Plane was Lancaster ME663 460 Sqd. which was shot down by a German nightfighter at Ale near Horsens. The operation was a mine-laying trip to Danzig Bay. 5 crew were lost and 2 became POW's

Last Name
ROBB
Given Names
Lawrence William
Service Number
418879
Date of Birth
20/11/1910
Birth Location
Alexandra VIC.
Enlistment Date
19/06/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
20/08/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 29
Intake Date
20/08/1942
Finish Date
08/02/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
10/04/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
460 SQN
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Flying battle Denmark
Date of Death
10/04/1944
Age
33
Cemetery / Memorial
Esbjerg [Fourfelt] Cemetery Denmark
Notes

Plane was Lancaster ME663 460 Sqd. which was shot down by a German nightfighter at Ale near Horsens. The operation was a mine-laying trip to Danzig Bay. 5 crew were lost and 2 became POW's

Posting on Death
460 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - ROBB Lawrence William - Service Number 418879 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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