O'DEA, Ronald Patrick

Plane was a Lancaster JB362 ['D' for DOG] failed to return from bombing operations over Berlin. The aircraft was brought down over Berlin with six crew killed and one a POW.

Last Name
O'DEA
Given Names
Ronald Patrick
Service Number
427017
Date of Birth
10/08/1922
Birth Location
Geraldton W.A
Enlistment Date
26/04/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
25/06/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 27
Intake Date
25/06/1942
Finish Date
16/11/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
26/11/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
49 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Germany
Date of Death
26/11/1943
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster JB362 ['D' for DOG] failed to return from bombing operations over Berlin. The aircraft was brought down over Berlin with six crew killed and one a POW.

Posting on Death
49 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1 WAGS - ODEA Ronald Patrick - 427017 [crew edited-1]
1 WAGS - ODEA Ronald Patrick - 427017 [crew edited-1]
1 WAGS - ODEA Ronald Patrick - 427017 [grave edited-1]
1 WAGS - ODEA Ronald Patrick - 427017 [New edited-1]

Acknowledgements

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