BLACKSHAW, John Douglas

Aircraft flown Anson, Battle, Beaufort and Beaufighter. Plane was a Bristol Beaufighter UB-V, NV196 which was shot down during a strike on Forde Fjiord. Both W/Off Donald Ernest Mutimer, pilot and P/Off John Douglas Blackshaw, Navigator perished.

Last Name
BLACKSHAW
Given Names
John Douglas
Service Number
432095
Date of Birth
25/10/1924
Birth Location
Penshurst NSW
Enlistment Date
05/12/1942
Enlistment Location
Sydney
1Wags Start Date
01/04/1943
Course Details
Navigation Course 3
Intake Date
01/04/1943
Finish Date
14/10/1943
To
1 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
09/02/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
455 Sqn
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Air ops. Norway
Date of Death
09/02/1945
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Haugesund [Rossebo] Var Frelsers Cemetery
Medals
Navigator Wireless Badge
Notes

Aircraft flown Anson, Battle, Beaufort and Beaufighter. Plane was a Bristol Beaufighter UB-V, NV196 which was shot down during a strike on Forde Fjiord. Both W/Off Donald Ernest Mutimer, pilot and P/Off John Douglas Blackshaw, Navigator perished.

Posting on Death
455 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - BLACKSHAW John Douglas - Service Number 432095 (edited-2)
1WAGS - BLACKSHAW John Douglas - Service Number 432095 (edited-2)
1WAGS - BLACKSHAW John Douglas - Service Number 432095 (ITS_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs