ROBERTS, Arthur Reece

Plane was Lancaster 111 ED544 HW-Q which was a victim of flak and was lost at Essen after a bombing raid on Krupps Industrial Complex Essen. All crew were lost.

Last Name
ROBERTS
Given Names
Arthur Reece
Service Number
407909
Date of Birth
24/12/1915
Birth Location
Adelaide S.A
Enlistment Date
03/02/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
06/03/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 11
Intake Date
06/03/1941
Finish Date
25/08/1941
To
2BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
12/03/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
100 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle N.W. Europe
Date of Death
12/03/1943
Age
27
Cemetery / Memorial
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery
Notes

Plane was Lancaster 111 ED544 HW-Q which was a victim of flak and was lost at Essen after a bombing raid on Krupps Industrial Complex Essen. All crew were lost.

Posting on Death
100 Squadron RAF
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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