O'SHLACK, Joe

Plane was a Halifax HX242 which took off from RAF Leconfield to bomb the railway yards at Trappes, France. HX242 failed to return. Flt Sgt Oshlack was the Mid Upper Gunner. Joe Oshlack's brother RAAF Lac Charles Bernard Oshlack 56853 died of illness at Heidelberg on the 14th November 1943.

Last Name
O'SHLACK
Given Names
Joe
Service Number
410560
Date of Birth
16/05/1917
Birth Location
Warsaw Poland
Enlistment Date
30/01/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
27/05/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 39
Kill Date or Discharge Date
03/06/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
466 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle France
Date of Death
03/06/1944
Age
27
Cemetery / Memorial
Tourville-La-Campagne Communal Cemetery France
Notes

Plane was a Halifax HX242 which took off from RAF Leconfield to bomb the railway yards at Trappes, France. HX242 failed to return. Flt Sgt Oshlack was the Mid Upper Gunner. Joe Oshlack's brother RAAF Lac Charles Bernard Oshlack 56853 died of illness at Heidelberg on the 14th November 1943.

Posting on Death
466 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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