HANSON, Leonard William

Operation To bomb the Tirpitz in a Fjord near Trondheim. The vessel was not located but some flak positions were bombed Reason for Loss Presumed crashed into the sea off the Shetland islands

Last Name
HANSON
Given Names
Leonard William
Service Number
406178
Date of Birth
18/06/1914
Birth Location
Leonora W.A
Enlistment Date
12/09/1940
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
12/12/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 8
Intake Date
12/12/1940
Kill Date or Discharge Date
31/03/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1 DP Uxbridge
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Germany
Date of Death
31/03/1942
Age
27
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey UK
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 A/C Europe War medal
Notes

Operation To bomb the Tirpitz in a Fjord near Trondheim. The vessel was not located but some flak positions were bombed Reason for Loss Presumed crashed into the sea off the Shetland islands

Posting on Death
1 Depot Uxbridge
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - HANSON Leonard William - Service Number 406178 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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