George Charles BRASINGTON

BRASINGTON, George Charles

Service Number: 423217
Enlisted: 20 June 1942
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 218 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Auburn, New South Wales, Australia, 23 August 1923
Home Town: Concord, Canada Bay, New South Wales
Schooling: Parramatta Intermediate High School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Junior Clerk
Died: Flying Battle, Germany, 22 February 1944, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Sage War Cemetery, Sage, Oldenburg, Germany
Plot 7, Row B, Grave 15
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, 423217
20 Jun 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 423217
6 Mar 1943: Embarked Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 423217, embarked Melbourne for the UK
22 Feb 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 423217, No. 218 Squadron (RAF)

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

George Charles BRASINGTON was born in Auburn, NSW on 23rd August, 1923

His parents were George Oswald BRASINGTON & Bessie Pretoria JEFFERY who married in Sydney in 1921

He was listed as missing and an aircraft operation in a flying battle in Germany on 22nd February, 1944 & us buried in the Sage War Cemetery

Epitaph reads:

"Flown to a higher glory, our darling - dearly loved by all"


His father George Oswald BRASINGTON (SN 2155) served during WW1 and returned to Australia in 1919 ( he served in the 2nd Field Artillery Brigade & 7th Light Horse Regiment)