HARPER, Wilfred

Operation Essen. 705 aircraft, 26 losses Reason for Loss Crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast.

Last Name
HARPER
Given Names
Wilfred
Service Number
415379
Date of Birth
21/04/1921
Birth Location
East Guildford W.A
Enlistment Date
09/10/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
11/12/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 21, WAGS Course 22
Intake Date
11/12/1941
Finish Date
27/07/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
26/07/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
466 Sqn
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. From Uk over the North Sea
Date of Death
26/07/1943
Age
22
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey UK
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 A/C Europe Defence and War medal
Notes

Operation Essen. 705 aircraft, 26 losses Reason for Loss Crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast.

Posting on Death
466 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - HARPER Wilfred - Service Number 415379 (Group_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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