GLOVER, Bevil Milton

Previous srvice 7th Heavy Brigade. Plane was a Lancaster PD259 which took off from the RAF base Waddington on a cross country training flight. The weather was low cloud but visability was deemed good. The plane crashed into a gentle slope of the Monadhliath Mountains east of Kingussie, Inverness after a steep dive. Seven crew were killed.

Last Name
GLOVER
Given Names
Bevil Milton
Service Number
436579
Date of Birth
05/09/1920
Birth Location
Mooliabeenie W.A
Enlistment Date
05/02/1943
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
27/05/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 39
Intake Date
27/05/1943
Kill Date or Discharge Date
31/08/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
83 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Aircraft accident near Kingussie, Inverness Scotland
Date of Death
31/08/1944
Age
23
Cemetery / Memorial
Cambridge City Cemetery UK
Medals
Air Gunners Badge 1939-45 War medal France/Germany Star Defence medal 1939-45 Star
Notes

Previous srvice 7th Heavy Brigade. Plane was a Lancaster PD259 which took off from the RAF base Waddington on a cross country training flight. The weather was low cloud but visability was deemed good. The plane crashed into a gentle slope of the Monadhliath Mountains east of Kingussie, Inverness after a steep dive. Seven crew were killed.

Posting on Death
83 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - GLOVER Bevil Milton - Service Number 436579 (edited-1)
1WAGS - GLOVER Bevil Milton - Service Number 436579 (edited-1)
1WAGS - GLOVER Bevil Milton - Service Number 436579 (Enlistment_edited-2)
1WAGS - GLOVER Bevil Milton - Service Number 436579 (Grave_edited-1)
1WAGS - GLOVER Bevil Milton - Service Number 436579 (Plane_edited-1)
1WAGS - GLOVER Bevil Milton - Service Number 436579 (Wreckage_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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