FRANKLIN, Harold Kendall

Plane was a Halifax IV RG564 of the 640 Sqd. lost on an operation at Heligoland eighteen days before Germany surrendered. All seven crew were lost.

Last Name
FRANKLIN
Given Names
Harold Kendall
Service Number
427782
Date of Birth
23/12/1921
Birth Location
Koorda W.A
Enlistment Date
24/09/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
04/03/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 36, WAGS Course 37
Intake Date
04/03/1943
Kill Date or Discharge Date
18/04/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
640 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Air ops from UK target Heligoland North Sea
Date of Death
18/04/1945
Age
22
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey UK
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 France and Germany War medal Defence medal
Notes

Plane was a Halifax IV RG564 of the 640 Sqd. lost on an operation at Heligoland eighteen days before Germany surrendered. All seven crew were lost.

Posting on Death
640 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - FRANKLIN Harold Kendall - Service Number 427782
1WAGS - FRANKLIN Harold Kendall - Service Number 427782
1WAGS - FRANKLIN Harold Kendall - Service Number 427782 (Map_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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