ACRES, Robert Joseph

Previous service 11th Battn. Shot down during an attack on one of the last points holding out on the French coast. Crashed near Wissant alongside the Calais-Boulogne road.

Last Name
ACRES
Given Names
Robert Joseph
Service Number
427787
Date of Birth
26/05/1921
Birth Location
Angaston S.A
Enlistment Date
06/10/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
10/12/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 33
Intake Date
10/12/1942
Finish Date
31/05/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
26/09/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
463 SQN RAF
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Flying battle France
Date of Death
26/09/1944
Age
23
Cemetery / Memorial
Wissant Communal Cemetery France
Notes

Previous service 11th Battn. Shot down during an attack on one of the last points holding out on the French coast. Crashed near Wissant alongside the Calais-Boulogne road.

Posting on Death
463 Squadron RAF
NAA Status
OPEN USB
1WAGS - ACRES Robert Joseph - Service Number 427787

Acknowledgements

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