ROSE, George Henry

Operation Hasselt- to attack railway yards. Reason for Loss Thought to have fallen victim to a night-fighter and crashed near Genk, Belgium.

Last Name
ROSE
Given Names
George Henry
Service Number
437319
Date of Birth
01/09/1921
Birth Location
Belvidere S.A
Enlistment Date
02/01/1943
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
04/03/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 36
Intake Date
04/03/1943
Kill Date or Discharge Date
13/05/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
640 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. Over Belgium target Hasselt
Date of Death
13/05/1944
Age
19
Cemetery / Memorial
Schoonselhof Cemetery Antwerp Belgium
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 A/C Europe Defence/War medals 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Operation Hasselt- to attack railway yards. Reason for Loss Thought to have fallen victim to a night-fighter and crashed near Genk, Belgium.

Posting on Death
640 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Rose George - Service Number 437319 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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