HOWISS, William John

Plane was a Lancaster JB742 took off from RAF Binbrook. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take-off. All crew were killed.

Last Name
HOWISS
Given Names
William John
Service Number
418842
Date of Birth
28/08/1916
Birth Location
Horsham VIC.
Enlistment Date
19/06/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
20/08/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 29
Intake Date
20/08/1942
Finish Date
08/02/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
25/02/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
460 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Germany target Augsburg.
Date of Death
25/02/1944
Age
27
Cemetery / Memorial
Durnbach Cemetery Germany
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster JB742 took off from RAF Binbrook. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take-off. All crew were killed.

Posting on Death
460 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - HOWISS William John - Service Number 418842 (Grave_edited-1)
1WAGS - HOWISS William John - Service Number 418842 (Grave_edited-1)
1WAGS - HOWISS William John - Service Number 418842 (New_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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