HERING, John Hubert

Plane was a Halifax 111 MZ461 Z5-0 from the 462 Sqn. RAAF. The aircraft was on a night op. to the Ruhr area with three other aircraft from the 462 Sqn. All three crews were lost including eight members from MZ461.

Last Name
HERING
Given Names
John Hubert
Service Number
419001
Date of Birth
21/08/1919
Birth Location
Geelong VIC.
Enlistment Date
20/06/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
29/04/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 38
Intake Date
29/04/1943
Kill Date or Discharge Date
24/02/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
462 SQN
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Flying battle Neuss Germany
Date of Death
24/02/1945
Age
25
Cemetery / Memorial
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery Germany
Notes

Plane was a Halifax 111 MZ461 Z5-0 from the 462 Sqn. RAAF. The aircraft was on a night op. to the Ruhr area with three other aircraft from the 462 Sqn. All three crews were lost including eight members from MZ461.

Posting on Death
462 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN USB

Acknowledgements

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