DAVERN, Owen William John

Previous service 12th Field Engineers. Plane was a Liberator B-24M lost in operations in the North West Pacific. The plane crashed off the north coast of Borneo, killing all eleven crew members.

Last Name
DAVERN
Given Names
Owen William John
Service Number
5312
Date of Birth
26/06/1912
Birth Location
Glen Huon TAS.
Enlistment Date
22/11/1939
Enlistment Location
Laverton VIC
1Wags Start Date
09/12/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 46
Intake Date
09/12/1943
Kill or Discharge Date
21/05/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
200 Flight
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air Ops North West Pacific area- Borneo
Date of Death
21/05/1945
Age
32
Cemetery / Memorial
Labuan Memorial Malaysia
Medals
Air Gunners Badge 1939-45 Africa Pacific War medal
Notes

Previous service 12th Field Engineers. Plane was a Liberator B-24M lost in operations in the North West Pacific. The plane crashed off the north coast of Borneo, killing all eleven crew members.

Posting on Death
200 Flight
NAA Status
DIGITIZED

Acknowledgements

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