DUNCAN, Alexander

Previous service 11th Battn. Plane was a Halifax LV936 which took off from Driffield U.K to bomb the steel mines at Bochum, Germany. The aircraft was shot down by an anti aircraft shell with four crew killed and three POW's. POW German - Believed murdered 4/11/1944

Last Name
DUNCAN
Given Names
Alexander
Service Number
38367
Date of Birth
07/01/1912
Birth Location
Midland Junction W.A
Enlistment Date
09/04/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
15/10/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 31, 1 W.A.G.S Prisoner Of War
Intake Date
15/10/1942
Finish Date
08/04/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
04/11/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
466 SQN
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Flying battle Bochum Germany
Date of Death
04/11/1944
Age
32
Cemetery / Memorial
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery
Prisoner of War
POW
Notes

Previous service 11th Battn. Plane was a Halifax LV936 which took off from Driffield U.K to bomb the steel mines at Bochum, Germany. The aircraft was shot down by an anti aircraft shell with four crew killed and three POW's. POW German - Believed murdered 4/11/1944

Posting on Death
466 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN USB
1WAGS - DUNCAN Alexander - Service Number 38367
1WAGS - DUNCAN Alexander - Service Number 38367
1WAGS - DUNCAN Alexander - Service Number 38367  (lane_edited-1)
1WAGS - DUNCAN Alexander - Service Number 38367  (raves_edited-1)
1WAGS - DUNCAN Alexander - Service Number 38367  (rew_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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