ANDREW, John Tasman

Plane was a Bristol Beaufighter NE760 which crashed into the sea during a patrol off Holland. F/Sgt Andrew was the Navigator and with F/Sgt Roberts was killed when the plane dived into the sea and sank.

Last Name
ANDREW
Given Names
John Tasman
Service Number
418241
Date of Birth
08/05/1910
Birth Location
Bendigo VIC.
Enlistment Date
15/05/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
04/02/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 35, Navigation Course 2
Intake Date
04/02/1943
Kill or Discharge Date
10/07/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
455 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle North Sea
Date of Death
10/07/1944
Age
34
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey U.K
Notes

Plane was a Bristol Beaufighter NE760 which crashed into the sea during a patrol off Holland. F/Sgt Andrew was the Navigator and with F/Sgt Roberts was killed when the plane dived into the sea and sank.

Posting on Death
455 Squadron RAAF
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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