GROOM, Rae

Plane was a Wellington bomber which crashed into a field near Roddymoor U.K. The aircraft exploded on contact. Five crew members were killed.

Last Name
GROOM
Given Names
Rae
Service Number
408144
Date of Birth
13/07/1915
Birth Location
Penguin TAS.
Enlistment Date
03/01/1941
Enlistment Location
Hobart
1Wags Start Date
02/06/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 10
Intake Date
06/02/1941
Kill Date or Discharge Date
21/05/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
25 OTU
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying accident Roddymoor, U.K
Date of Death
21/05/1942
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Darlington West Cemetery Durham U.K
Notes

Plane was a Wellington bomber which crashed into a field near Roddymoor U.K. The aircraft exploded on contact. Five crew members were killed.

Posting on Death
25 Operational training unit
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - GROOM Rae - Service Number 408144
1WAGS - GROOM Rae - Service Number 408144
1WAGS - GROOM Rae - Service Number 408144 ((2))

Acknowledgements

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