ROSS, Alan Barton

Previous service 10th Battn. Plane was a Bristol Beaufort A9-197 carrying out reconnaissance flight around Milne Bay Papua New Guinea. The plane and crew disappeared with no remains of aircraft or crew ever found.

Last Name
ROSS
Given Names
Alan Barton
Service Number
417001
Date of Birth
23/06/1919
Birth Location
Adelaide S.A
Enlistment Date
08/11/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
05/02/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 22
Intake Date
05/02/1942
Finish Date
27/07/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
25/02/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
100 SQN
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Missing believed killed air ops. from New Guinea.
Date of Death
25/02/1943
Age
23
Cemetery / Memorial
Port Moresby Memorial New Guinea
Medals
AIr Gunners badge
Notes

Previous service 10th Battn. Plane was a Bristol Beaufort A9-197 carrying out reconnaissance flight around Milne Bay Papua New Guinea. The plane and crew disappeared with no remains of aircraft or crew ever found.

Posting on Death
100 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Ross Alan - Service Number 417001 (edited-2)
1WAGS - Ross Alan - Service Number 417001 (edited-2)
1WAGS - ROSS Alan Barton - Service Number 417001 (edited-1)
1WAGS - ROSS Alan Barton - Service Number 417001 (new_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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