DEMPSEY, Bertie

Previous service R.A.N.R Aircraft Beaufort A9-376 departed Vivigani Goodenough Isl. on a weather reconnaissance of the Solomons Sea area. The plane exploded. There were no survivors.

Last Name
DEMPSEY
Given Names
Bertie
Service Number
409790
Date of Birth
12/12/1912
Birth Location
Sydney N.S.W
Enlistment Date
10/10/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
11/12/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 21
Intake Date
11/12/1941
Finish Date
29/06/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
31/01/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
HQ POOL
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air crash Moresby Strait New Guinea
Date of Death
31/01/1944
Age
31
Cemetery / Memorial
Port Moresby Memorial
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Star Pacific Star War medal Service medal 1939-45
Notes

Previous service R.A.N.R Aircraft Beaufort A9-376 departed Vivigani Goodenough Isl. on a weather reconnaissance of the Solomons Sea area. The plane exploded. There were no survivors.

Posting on Death
RAAF HQ POOL
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - DEMPSEY Bertie - Service Number 409790 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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