DAVIES, George Bruce

1654 Conv. Unit UK Operation Bullseye exercise Reason for Loss Turbulence and severe icing are thought to have led to the Lancaster breaking up in the air over Colney Health, near St Albans.

Last Name
DAVIES
Given Names
George Bruce
Service Number
417460
Date of Birth
02/01/1923
Birth Location
Adelaide S.A
Enlistment Date
23/05/1942
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
17/09/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 30
Intake Date
17/09/1942
Finish Date
08/02/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
22/10/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1654 Conv
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air accident from the UK
Date of Death
22/10/1943
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Brookwood Military Cemetery Surrey UK
Medals
Air Gunners badge Defence and War medals 1939-45
Notes

1654 Conv. Unit UK Operation Bullseye exercise Reason for Loss Turbulence and severe icing are thought to have led to the Lancaster breaking up in the air over Colney Health, near St Albans.

Posting on Death
1654 Conv Unit
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - DAVIES George Bruce - Service Number 417460 (Group_edited-1)
1WAGS - Davies George - Service Number 417460 (edited-2)
1WAGS - DAVIES George Bruce - Service Number 417460 (Group_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial