CUMMINGS, Ronald Irving

Plane was a Halifax LV900 which took off from Leconfield to bomb Berlin. The aircraft was shot down by a night fighter and crashed north of Werne, Noordhausen. [250 km S.W of Berlin] Flt Sgt Cummings was the rear gunner.

Last Name
CUMMINGS
Given Names
Ronald Irving
Service Number
417812
Date of Birth
08/03/1923
Birth Location
Alberton S.A
Enlistment Date
18/07/1942
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
17/09/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 30
Intake Date
17/09/1942
Finish Date
03/03/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
25/04/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
466 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Germany target Berlin Germany
Date of Death
25/03/1944
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery
Notes

Plane was a Halifax LV900 which took off from Leconfield to bomb Berlin. The aircraft was shot down by a night fighter and crashed north of Werne, Noordhausen. [250 km S.W of Berlin] Flt Sgt Cummings was the rear gunner.

Posting on Death
466 Squadron
NAA Status
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Acknowledgements

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