GALLAGHER, Anthony Joseph

Plane was a Halifax EB134, RAF[ No. 1663 Heavy Conversion Unit] which was on a non-operational night training flight when it crashed over Co. Galway, Ireland. Seven crew were lost.

Last Name
GALLAGHER
Given Names
Anthony Joseph
Service Number
410595
Date of Birth
03/02/1923
Birth Location
Summerville Sydney N.S.W
Enlistment Date
30/01/1942
Enlistment Location
Unknown
1Wags Start Date
02/04/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 24, WAGS Course 25
Intake Date
28/03/1942
Finish Date
19/10/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
07/11/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1663 CONV U
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident Galway Ireland
Date of Death
07/11/1943
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Irvinestown [Sacred Heart] Roman Catholic Churchyard County Fermanagh U.K
Medals
Air Gunners badge Defence Medal 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Plane was a Halifax EB134, RAF[ No. 1663 Heavy Conversion Unit] which was on a non-operational night training flight when it crashed over Co. Galway, Ireland. Seven crew were lost.

Posting on Death
1663 CONV. UNIT
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - GALLAGHER Anthony Joseph - Service Number 410595 (edited-2)
1WAGS - GALLAGHER Anthony Joseph - Service Number 410595 (edited-2)
1WAGS - GALLAGHER Anthony Joseph - Service Number 410595 (memorial_edited-1)
1WAGS - GALLAGHER Anthony Joseph - Service Number 410595 (new_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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