GRAY, Oberlin Benjamin Plester

Departed Darwin for Koepang and lost to enermy action en route. Plane was a Lockheed Hudson A16-182

Last Name
GRAY
Given Names
Oberlin Benjamin Plester
Service Number
408225
Date of Birth
01/05/1921
Birth Location
Hobart TAS.
Enlistment Date
22/05/1941
Enlistment Location
Hobart
1Wags Start Date
27/06/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 15
Intake Date
21/06/1941
Finish Date
08/12/1941
To
2 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
23/04/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
13 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Timor
Date of Death
23/04/1942
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Northern Territory Memorial Australia
Notes

Departed Darwin for Koepang and lost to enermy action en route. Plane was a Lockheed Hudson A16-182

Posting on Death
13 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - GRAY Oberlin Benjamin Plester - Service Number 408225 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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