EMERY, George Owen

Plane was a Blenheim IV V6292 which crashed into the ground after the engine cut on approach to Nakuru. Three crew were killed.

Last Name
EMERY
Given Names
George Owen
Service Number
407147
Date of Birth
04/03/1920
Birth Location
Largs Bay S.A.
Enlistment Date
22/06/1940
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
25/07/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 3
Intake Date
25/07/1940
Finish Date
10/02/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
23/01/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
Kenya Pool Gigil
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Active service aircraft accident Kenya E. Africa
Date of Death
23/01/1942
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Nskuru Cemetery Africa
Medals
Air Gunners badge Africa Star Defence medal War medal 1939-45
Notes

Plane was a Blenheim IV V6292 which crashed into the ground after the engine cut on approach to Nakuru. Three crew were killed.

Posting on Death
Kenya Pool Gilgil
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - EMERY George Owen - Service Number 407147 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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