EDWARDS, Kenneth William

Plane was a B24 Liberator A72-70 shot down by anti-aircraft fire whilst on operations over the village of Lautem near Cape Chater, Portuguese Timor.

Last Name
EDWARDS
Given Names
Kenneth William
Service Number
400053
Date of Birth
29/10/1914
Birth Location
Kalgoolie W.A
Enlistment Date
29/04/1940
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
30/04/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 1
Intake Date
30/04/1940
Finish Date
18/11/1940
To
EH
Kill Date or Discharge Date
23/01/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
24 SQN
Rank
Flight Lieutenant
Operations
Flying battle Timor area
Date of Death
23/01/1945
Age
30
Cemetery / Memorial
Northern Territory Memorial
Notes

Plane was a B24 Liberator A72-70 shot down by anti-aircraft fire whilst on operations over the village of Lautem near Cape Chater, Portuguese Timor.

Posting on Death
24 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - EDWARDS Kenneth William - Service Number 400053 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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