Rowley LOMAS


LOMAS, Rowley

Service Number: 405229
Enlisted: 3 February 1941
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 1 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Cairns, Queensland, Australia, 25 November 1916
Home Town: Mount Morgan, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Timor, 9 May 1944, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide River Northern Territory Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Central Queensland Railway Recreation Club No 2
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 405229
3 Feb 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 1 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

RAAF Beaufort aircraft A9-541 of Number 1 Squadron was shot down during an attack on Penfoie, Dutch Timor - Beaufort A9-509 was lost on the same mission. All of the crew of A9-541 were killed and are commemorated on the Northern Territory Memorial to the Missing located at Adelaide River War Cemetery, NT -

Flight Lieutenant Alan Leslie Colin Kerr 405741 - Son of Hans Peter and Annie Agnes Kerr of Proston, Queensland

Squadron Leader Gilbert Bryce Dart Roxburgh 260656 - Son of Gilbert Handasyde Roxburgh and Eileen Mary Scott Dart Roxburgh of Albury, NSW

Pilot Officer Rowley Lomas 405229 - Son of Rowland Frank and Annie McMurtie Lomas of Mount Morgan, Queensland

Warrant Officer Ronald Keith Jamieson 405739 - Son of Charles Henry and Edith Mary Jamieson of Gatton, Queensland