HORE, Samuel Leach

Operation Duisburg. The last of series of raids, this time involving 216 aircraft. Most of the bombs fell in open countryside west of the target Reason for Loss Crashed NW of Emmerich, Germany.

Last Name
HORE
Given Names
Samuel Leach
Service Number
401217
Date of Birth
04/07/1916
Birth Location
East Melbourne VIC.
Enlistment Date
04/01/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
06/02/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 10
Intake Date
06/02/1941
Finish Date
25/08/1941
To
2BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
07/08/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
7 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Germany
Date of Death
07/08/1942
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery Germany
Notes

Operation Duisburg. The last of series of raids, this time involving 216 aircraft. Most of the bombs fell in open countryside west of the target Reason for Loss Crashed NW of Emmerich, Germany.

Posting on Death
7 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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