George Martin DANN


DANN, George Martin

Service Number: 427445
Enlisted: 14 July 1942
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 463 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Leederville, Vincent - Western Australia, Australia, 17 March 1914
Home Town: Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft JO-E shot down during night bombing raid - Lille (Fr), Lille, France, 10 May 1944, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Forest-sur-Marque Communal Cemetery, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

14 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 427445, No. 463 Squadron (RAAF)
10 May 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 427445, No. 463 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Flight Sergeant George Martin DANN was the Rear Gunner  of Lancaster tail number LL891 C/S JO-E of No. 463 Squadron RAAF based at Waddington in Lincolnshire.

He was killed in action in the course of a night bombing raid on the French city and major rail junction of Lille, in northern France, on the night of 10/11 May 1944.  He was 30 years old at the time of his death. There were no survivors from their aircraft.