EMROSE, Robert Keith

Plane was a Lancaster PB299 of the 467 Sqd. RAAF which took off from Waddington to bomb Rheydt in Holland. The aircraft was attacked by an enemy night fighter, four of the crew were killed and three escaped by parachute. Fl/Sgt Emrose was killed in action over Eindhoven, Holland.

Last Name
EMROSE
Given Names
Robert Keith
Service Number
427592
Date of Birth
27/08/1923
Birth Location
Subiaco W.A
Enlistment Date
04/08/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
04/02/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 35
Intake Date
04/02/1943
Finish Date
26/07/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
19/09/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
467 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Rheydt, Netherlands
Date of Death
19/09/1944
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Bergan-Op-Zoom War Cemetery Holland
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster PB299 of the 467 Sqd. RAAF which took off from Waddington to bomb Rheydt in Holland. The aircraft was attacked by an enemy night fighter, four of the crew were killed and three escaped by parachute. Fl/Sgt Emrose was killed in action over Eindhoven, Holland.

Posting on Death
467 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - EMROSE Robert Keith - Service Number 427592 (plaque_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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