BROWN, Thomas Leslie

Airborne 0445 9Jan42 from Holme-on-Spalding Moor. Hit by Flak and turned back, its bomb load intact. Crashed 0745, after colliding with high tension cables, near Fifehead Magdalen, 5 miles WSW of Shaftesbury, Dorset.

Last Name
BROWN
Given Names
Thomas Leslie
Service Number
402028
Date of Birth
25/06/1920
Birth Location
Corrimal N.S.W
Enlistment Date
28/04/1940
Enlistment Location
Sydney
1Wags Start Date
28/04/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 1
Intake Date
30/04/1940
Finish Date
12/01/1941
To
EH
Kill Date or Discharge Date
09/01/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
458 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Aircraft accident Dorset UK
Date of Death
09/01/1942
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Brookwood Military Cemetery Surrey UK
Notes

Airborne 0445 9Jan42 from Holme-on-Spalding Moor. Hit by Flak and turned back, its bomb load intact. Crashed 0745, after colliding with high tension cables, near Fifehead Magdalen, 5 miles WSW of Shaftesbury, Dorset.

Posting on Death
458 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN USB

Acknowledgements

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