Lewis Clement DE GARIS

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DE GARIS, Lewis Clement

Service Number: 417164
Enlisted: 31 January 1942, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 251 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Naracoorte, South Australia, 19 February 1922
Home Town: Naracoorte, Naracoorte and Lucindale, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Livestock salesman
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), West Iceland, 16 July 1944, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Reykjavík (Fossvogur) Cemetery
Row C49, Grave 9
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

31 Jan 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 417164, Adelaide, South Australia
16 Jul 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 417164, No. 251 Squadron (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Albert Clement De Garis and Edith Margaret Bills of Naracoorte; brother of Joan De Garis, Margaret Raymond De Garis, Lucas James De Garis, David Milton De Garis and Robert Millar De Garis

Plane was Hudson FH361 which crashed near Reykjavick