Donald William JENNINGS

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JENNINGS, Donald William

Service Number: 407985
Enlisted: 27 February 1941, Adelaide
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Operational Training Units (RAF)
Born: Broken Hill, New South Wales, 17 November 1914
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Salesman
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), Nagrah, Middle East, 26 August 1942, aged 27 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
Block A, Plot 1V, Row G, Grave 7
Memorials: Adelaide Pulteney Grammar School WW2 Honour Roll, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

27 Feb 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
26 Aug 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 407985, Operational Training Units (RAF), Empire Air Training Scheme
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Jennings and Christine Jennings of Norwood, SA

Plane was Baltimore AG 718  which was lost while on an operational flight about 5 miles north of Nagrah, Middle East. It had been hit by anti aircraft fire