Kenneth Roy COWLING


COWLING, Kenneth Roy

Service Number: 419605
Enlisted: 9 September 1942
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF)
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 11 November 1923
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Bass Strait, Australia, 23 September 1943, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bairnsdale Royal Australian Air Force Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 419605
9 Sep 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Roy and Muriel Cowling of Bendigo, Victoria 


RAAF Oxford aircraft AS618 crashed off Deal Island in Bass Strait killing all crew onboard:

Flight Sergeant Joseph Docherty 411878

Sergeant Norman Stirling Graham 418504

Pilot Officer Kenneth Roy Cowling 419605

Sergeant Peter Albion Hendrickson 419937