GOWLETT, Kennedy

Plane was de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk V1 HX920 which failed to return from a daylight raid bombing and strafing enemy communications in Germany. The Pilot F/Off McMahon and Navigator P/Off Gowlett were killed.

Last Name
GOWLETT
Given Names
Kennedy
Service Number
426457
Date of Birth
31/03/1924
Birth Location
Toowoomba QLD
Enlistment Date
22/06/1942
Enlistment Location
Brisbane
1Wags Start Date
29/04/1943
Course Details
Navigation Course 4
Intake Date
29/04/1943
Finish Date
12/11/1943
To
No 2 EMB
Kill Date or Discharge Date
22/02/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
464 Sqn
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Flying battle Germany, daylight bombing raids and strafing enemy communications.
Date of Death
22/02/1945
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Hanover War Cemetery Germany
Notes

Plane was de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk V1 HX920 which failed to return from a daylight raid bombing and strafing enemy communications in Germany. The Pilot F/Off McMahon and Navigator P/Off Gowlett were killed.

Posting on Death
464 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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