GALLAGHER, Robert William Francis

Plane was a Lancaster PB-230 which took off from RAF station Coningsby to attack Brunswick, Germany. Nothing was heard of the aircraft since. Six RAF crew were on board as well as W/Off Robert Gallagher.

Last Name
GALLAGHER
Given Names
Robert William Francis
Service Number
416947
Date of Birth
27/02/1916
Birth Location
Burra S.A
Enlistment Date
08/11/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
02/04/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 24
Intake Date
02/04/1942
Finish Date
21/09/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
13/08/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
83 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Flying battle Brunswick Germany
Date of Death
13/08/1945
Age
28
Cemetery / Memorial
Becklingen war Cemetery Germany
Medals
AIr Gunners badge
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster PB-230 which took off from RAF station Coningsby to attack Brunswick, Germany. Nothing was heard of the aircraft since. Six RAF crew were on board as well as W/Off Robert Gallagher.

Posting on Death
83 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN USB

Acknowledgements

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