HARRIS, Kennington John Hythe

Plane was a Lancaster W4274 and was shot down by a night-fighter during an operation to Essen.

Last Name
HARRIS
Given Names
Kennington John Hythe
Service Number
408163
Date of Birth
29/11/1921
Birth Location
Launceston TAS.
Enlistment Date
31/01/1941
Enlistment Location
Hobart
1Wags Start Date
03/04/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 12
Intake Date
03/04/1941
Finish Date
22/09/1941
To
2BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
04/01/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
460 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle N.W. Europe
Date of Death
04/01/1943
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Uden war Cemetery Netherlands
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster W4274 and was shot down by a night-fighter during an operation to Essen.

Posting on Death
460 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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