Thorburn Harcourt MACGOWAN

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MACGOWAN, Thorburn Harcourt

Service Number: 435154
Enlisted: 6 April 1943
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit Mildura
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia , 12 June 1923
Home Town: Caulfield, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Mildura, Victoria, Australia, 5 October 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Mildura (Nichols Point) Public Cemetery, Victoria
War Graves Plot C. Row B. Grave 13, Mildura Public Cemetery, Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 435154
6 Apr 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 2 Operational Training Unit Mildura
6 Apr 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 435154

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Leslie Harcourt MacGowan and Beatrice Aimee MacGowan of Caulfield, Victoria

 

Pilot of Kittyhawk aircraft A29-153 of Number 2 Operational Training Unit which crashed near Mildura, Victoria