O'MEARA, John Patrick

Plane was Handley Page Halifax RAF NA508 which was shot down on a mission to Sterkrade in the German Ruhr area. All crew were lost.

Last Name
O'MEARA
Given Names
John Patrick
Service Number
410370
Date of Birth
30/04/1909
Birth Location
Melbourne VIC.
Enlistment Date
06/12/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
05/03/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 23
Intake Date
02/03/1942
Finish Date
19/10/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
17/06/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
77 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Flying battle Germany
Date of Death
17/06/1944
Age
35
Cemetery / Memorial
Bergan-Op-Zoom War Cemetery Holland
Notes

Plane was Handley Page Halifax RAF NA508 which was shot down on a mission to Sterkrade in the German Ruhr area. All crew were lost.

Posting on Death
77 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1 WAGS - O'MEARA John Patrick - 410370 [Photo]
1 WAGS - O'MEARA John Patrick - 410370 [Photo]
1 WAGS - O'MEARA John Patrick - 410370 [Plane-edited-1]
1 WAGS - O'MEARA John Patrick - 410370 [edited-1]

Acknowledgements

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