Allyn Clive DOUGLASS


DOUGLASS, Allyn Clive

Service Number: 404374
Enlisted: 16 August 1940
Last Rank: Squadron Leader
Last Unit: No. 7 Operational Training Unit RAAF Tocumwal
Born: Singleton, New South Wales, Australia, 19 January 1919
Home Town: Singleton, Northumberland, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Wallan, Victoria, Australia, 29 April 1944, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Squadron Leader, SN 404374
16 Aug 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 7 Operational Training Unit RAAF Tocumwal

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of William and Ruby Beatrice Douglass of Sandgate, NSW


RAAF training aircraft Oxford LW999 crashed near Wallan, Victoria killing all crew onboard:

Flight Lieutenant Alexander Philip Stepto Wood 400747  

Pilot Officer Gordon Lobban 421771

Squadron Leader Allyn Clive Douglass DSO, DFC (Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Flying Cross) 404374

SQNLDR Douglass completed over sixty operational sorties including attacks on Cologne (Six), Dusseldorf (Four), Essen (Eight), Stuttgart (Two), Le Havre (Four), Duisberg, Hamburg and Dortmund