Robert William BROWN

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BROWN, Robert William

Service Number: 414768
Enlisted: 9 November 1941
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 35 Squadron (RAF - No. 8 Group PFF)
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 2 August 1921
Home Town: Manly, Manly Vale, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, France, 19 October 1944, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Wintzenbach Protestant Churchyard
Grave 1 Headstone Inscription "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 414768
9 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, Aircrew Training Units
19 Oct 1944: Involvement Flying Officer, No. 35 Squadron (RAF - No. 8 Group PFF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Robert and Margaret BROWN of Manly Vale, New South Wales.

Flying Officer Robert William Brown DFC 414768 was killed in the loss of Lancaster ND755 of Number 35 Squadron RAF near Wintzenbach, France