Service Number: 413624
Enlisted: 12 September 1941, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Operational Training Units (RAF)
Born: Malvern, Victoria, 9 January 1916
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Commercial Traveller
Died: Accidental, United Kingdom Coast, 19 August 1943, aged 27 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
At sea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Runnymede Air Forces Memorial
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World War 2 Service

12 Sep 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sydney, New South Wales
19 Aug 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 413624, Operational Training Units (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Adrian Mervyn LOVELLE-DRAPER was born on 9th January, 1916 in East Malvern, Victoria

His parents were Robert Henry LOVELLE-DRAPER and Ila Louise RYAN

He married Fay Zelda CLARKE in 1940 in Sydney

Adrian enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force on 12th September, 1941 

He was lost at sea on 19th August 1943 off the English coast  in a Wellington Bomber No. BJ587-& presumed deceased -

Adrian is commemorated in the Runnymede Memorial, the Australian War Memorial  & the Roll of Honour in Melbourne - posting at death was 12 Operational Training Unit (RAF)