Donald Algernon Joseph AHEARN


AHEARN, Donald Algernon Joseph

Service Numbers: 423032, N228994
Enlisted: 14 May 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Kingsford, New South Wales, Australia, 27 June 1921
Home Town: Kingsford, Randwick, New South Wales
Schooling: Junior Technical School, Maroubra Junction, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Electrical Mechanic
Died: Flying Battle, France, 19 June 1944, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Bayeux War Cemetery, Normandy, France
Plot IV, Row F, Grave 12 Roll of Honour Sydney
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 423032
14 May 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN N228994
20 Jun 1942: Enlisted Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
20 Jun 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 423032
7 Sep 1942: Embarked

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Mitchell FL192 of RAF 226SQN crashed into the sea off the coast of France killing:

Flight Sergeant David George Badgery 426772 - Son of Malcolm Fox and Mary Emily Badgery of Roma, Queensland (commemorated on Panel 259 of the Runnymede Memorial)

Flight Sergeant Donald Algernon Joseph Ahearn 423032 - Son of Harold Algernon Joseph and Ivy Vine Ahearn of Kingsford, NSW (buried in Bayeux War Cemetery)


Plane a Mitchell FL 1921 of 226 Squadron (ME) UK. Plane was last seen at 2.15am of Dartmouth

Rank - Flight Sergeant

Also served in the Militia

10 December 1941 was in the employment of McKenny & Company, Sydney New South Wales

Son of Harold Algernon Joseph and Ivy Vine Ahearn, of Kingsford, New South Wales, Australia.