SMAIL, Thomas Giles

Plane was Blenheim C4 104 near Baheira M.E. while on air ops.His plane collided with another aircraft in mid air resulting in the loss of both crews.

Last Name
SMAIL
Given Names
Thomas Giles
Service Number
400184
Date of Birth
07/08/1915
Birth Location
Melbourne VIC.
Enlistment Date
23/06/1940
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
25/07/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 3
Intake Date
25/07/1940
Finish Date
12/01/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
17/03/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
14 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Baheira Middle East
Date of Death
17/03/1942
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Tobruk War Cemetery Libya
Notes

Plane was Blenheim C4 104 near Baheira M.E. while on air ops.His plane collided with another aircraft in mid air resulting in the loss of both crews.

Posting on Death
14 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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