John Gordon LOBBAN

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LOBBAN, John Gordon

Service Number: 423771
Enlisted: 18 July 1942
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: 5 Operational Training Unit
Born: Horsham, Victoria, Australia, 17 June 1911
Home Town: Strathfield, Strathfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Wallan, Victoria, Australia, 29 April 1944, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 423771
18 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, 5 Operational Training Unit

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Robert and Marion Lobban

Husband of Nina Fisken Lobban of Strathfield, NSW

 

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

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

Flight Lieutenant Alexander Philip Stepto Wood 400747  

Pilot Officer Gordon Lobban 423771