FOREMAN, Wallace Roy

Plane was a Lockheed Hudson Mk 11 A16-69 which took off from Laha, Ambon to attack Tobi Island midway between Ambon and Palau Islands. This island was known to be occupied by the Japanese. The aircraft crashed into the Banda Sea off Ambon. Four crew were killed.

Last Name
FOREMAN
Given Names
Wallace Roy
Service Number
400173
Date of Birth
27/11/1917
Birth Location
Cheltenham VIC>
Enlistment Date
23/06/1940
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
27/05/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 3
Intake Date
25/07/1940
Finish Date
12/01/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
10/12/1941 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
13 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Celebes
Date of Death
10/12/1941
Age
24
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Notes

Plane was a Lockheed Hudson Mk 11 A16-69 which took off from Laha, Ambon to attack Tobi Island midway between Ambon and Palau Islands. This island was known to be occupied by the Japanese. The aircraft crashed into the Banda Sea off Ambon. Four crew were killed.

Posting on Death
13 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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