ENGLEFIELD, Francis John

Crashed during a solo flight. "On 1 August 1944, Baltimore AG899 from RAF Station Gianaclis flown solo by Flying Officer Englefield took off on a non-operational day training exercise, and crashed at 0930 hours approximately half a mile south of the aerodrome."

Last Name
ENGLEFIELD
Given Names
Francis John
Service Number
410965
Date of Birth
20/12/1921
Birth Location
Ouyen VIC.
Enlistment Date
24/04/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
25/06/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 27
Intake Date
25/06/1942
Finish Date
23/11/1942
To
1 ITS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
01/08/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
Gianaclis
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Flying Accident Egypt
Date of Death
01/08/1944
Age
22
Cemetery / Memorial
Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery Alexandria Egypt
Notes

Crashed during a solo flight. "On 1 August 1944, Baltimore AG899 from RAF Station Gianaclis flown solo by Flying Officer Englefield took off on a non-operational day training exercise, and crashed at 0930 hours approximately half a mile south of the aerodrome."

Posting on Death
Gianaclis
NAA Status
OPEN USB
1WAGS - ENGLEFIELD Francis John - Service Number 410965 (edited-1)
1WAGS - ENGLEFIELD Francis John - Service Number 410965
1WAGS - ENGLEFIELD Francis John - Service Number 410965 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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