FARMER, Donald Craig

Plane was a Hudson A16-195 which flew into a mountain near Penfoei during a bombing raid on Timor.

Last Name
FARMER
Given Names
Donald Craig
Service Number
416251
Date of Birth
03/09/1922
Birth Location
Mildura VIC.
Enlistment Date
28/04/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
26/06/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 15
Intake Date
21/06/1941
Finish Date
08/12/1941
To
2 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
09/07/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
55 OB
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. from Australia [air combat] Penfoei, Timor
Date of Death
09/07/1943
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Star Pacific/War medal
Notes

Plane was a Hudson A16-195 which flew into a mountain near Penfoei during a bombing raid on Timor.

Posting on Death
55 Operational base unit
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - FARMER Donald Craig - Service Number 416251 (Group_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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