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CONNELL, DOUGLAS

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:413827
Rank:Pilot Officer
Date of Birth:18 September 1918
Place of Birth:Bondi, NSW, Australia
Date of Death:15 March 1943 (Aged 24 years)
Units:No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF †

Timeline

24 December 1941Tiger Moth A17-96: Aircraft force landed two miles east of Yanco after suffering engine failure. Overturned during landing causing damage to rudder, upper mainplanes, and airscrew.
15 March 1943 †Beaufort A9-81: Aircraft crashed into heavy timber approximately 7 miles from Swan Reach, Victoria, while taking evasive action during search light practice.

Burial Details

Cemetery:BAIRNSDALE WAR CEMETERY
Grave:Plot A. Row B. Grave 1.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

Record updated on 24 December 2017.


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