Lloyd George MCKENZIE

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MCKENZIE, Lloyd George

Service Number: 416443
Enlisted: 23 June 1941, Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 463 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Owen, SA, 15 January 1918
Home Town: Owen, Wakefield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Town Clerk
Died: Aircraft JO-E shot down during night bombing raid - Lille (Fr), Lille, Haute de France, France, 10 May 1944, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Forest-sur-Marque Communal Cemetery, France
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Balaklava WW1 & WW2 Honour Roll, Owen District Roll of Honour WW2, Owen War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

23 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 416443, Aircrew Training Units, Adelaide, SA
11 May 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 416443, No. 463 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Warrant Officer Lloyd George McKenzie was the Bomb Aimer (aka Air Bomber) of Lancaster, tail number LL891 C/S JO-E of No. 463 Squadron RAAF based at Waddington in Lincolnshire.

He was killed in action in the course of a night bombing raid on the French city and major rail junction of Lille, in northern France, on the night of 10/11 May 1944.  He was 26 years old at the time of his death. There were no survivors from their aircraft.

 

Steve Larkins Apr 2020

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