DWYER, Lawrence Thomas

Plane was a De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito of the 464 Sqn HR341 which ditched returning from night intruder mission. The target area ranged from St Vith, Burg Reuland, Ulfingenand Carlhausen. No trace of the aircraft or crew were found - Pilot was RAAF F/Lt Neville George Gilmour and RAAF F/Sgt Lawrence Thomas Dwyer, Navigator.

Last Name
DWYER
Given Names
Lawrence Thomas
Service Number
434587
Date of Birth
20/10/1918
Birth Location
Pittsworth QLD
Enlistment Date
21/12/1942
Enlistment Location
Brisbane
1Wags Start Date
29/04/1943
Course Details
Navigation Course 4
Intake Date
29/04/1943
Finish Date
12/11/1943
To
No 2 EMB
Kill Date or Discharge Date
13/01/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
464 Sqn
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle off English Coast
Date of Death
13/01/1945
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial
Notes

Plane was a De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito of the 464 Sqn HR341 which ditched returning from night intruder mission. The target area ranged from St Vith, Burg Reuland, Ulfingenand Carlhausen. No trace of the aircraft or crew were found - Pilot was RAAF F/Lt Neville George Gilmour and RAAF F/Sgt Lawrence Thomas Dwyer, Navigator.

Posting on Death
464 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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