BALLEINE, Bernard George Payn Lovelock

Aircraft Wellington Z1388 which crashed near Dreux, France on air ops. to Gennevilliers. Four of the five crew were lost, the survivor becoming a POW. Sgt Balliene's brother Able Seaman Frederick Balleine was also killed on HMAS Parramatta which was sunk by U-559 off Tobruk, Libya.

Last Name
BALLEINE
Given Names
Bernard George Payn Lovelock
Service Number
407280
Date of Birth
16/06/1915
Birth Location
Adelaide S.A
Enlistment Date
17/08/1940
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
19/09/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 5
Intake Date
19/09/1940
Finish Date
08/03/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
30/05/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
460 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Colombes-on-de Ille- Marante France
Date of Death
30/05/1942
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Viroflay New Communal Cemetery Yvelines France
Notes

Aircraft Wellington Z1388 which crashed near Dreux, France on air ops. to Gennevilliers. Four of the five crew were lost, the survivor becoming a POW. Sgt Balliene's brother Able Seaman Frederick Balleine was also killed on HMAS Parramatta which was sunk by U-559 off Tobruk, Libya.

Posting on Death
460 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - BALLEINE Bernard Payn Lovelock - Service Number 407280

Acknowledgements

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