Douglas Brian DOYLE

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DOYLE, Douglas Brian

Service Number: 412236
Enlisted: 22 June 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 34 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 20 July 1918
Home Town: Murrurundi, Upper Hunter Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Goulburn region, New South Wales, Australia, 17 April 1943, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sydney Memorial (Sydney War Cemetery) Rookwood
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 412236
22 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 34 Squadron (RAAF)
22 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 412236, No. 34 Squadron (RAAF)
22 Jun 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 412236, No. 34 Squadron (RAAF)
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 412236, No. 34 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

De Havilland Dragon A34-47 from Number 34 Squadron RAAF was reported missing in the vicinity of Goulburn (en-route Sydney to Forrest Hill) in NSW - the aircraft wreckage was not located and the crew are commemorated on the Sydney Memorial

LESTER, Geoffrey Hugh (Flying Officer) 409154

DOYLE, Douglas Brian (Sergeant) 412236

DOYLE, Francis Joseph (Sergeant) 420615

Also reported as missing on this flight were USMC Lieutenant Cecil Joseph Umstead O13899 & USMC Lieutenant H A Teague

The loss of this aircraft is covered in the book “Allied Air Transport Operations South West Pacific Area in WWII - Volume 2” by Robert H. Kelly

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