Leonard Eugene MEHDEN

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MEHDEN, Leonard Eugene

Service Number: 423152
Enlisted: 20 June 1942
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 115 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Randwick, New South Wales, Australia, 2 September 1918
Home Town: Kings Cross, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Le Mans, France, 20 May 1944, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Le Mans West Cemetery, France
Plot 38 - 1939-45 - Section Row C - Grave 15
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 423152
20 Jun 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, Aircrew Training Units
20 Jun 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 423152
20 Jun 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 423152
20 May 1944: Involvement Pilot Officer, No. 115 Squadron (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 423152

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Carl and Letitia Mehden

Husband of Jocelyne Marjorie Mehden of Kings Cross, NSW

Pilot Officer Leonard Eugene Mehden 423152 & Pilot Officer Rhys Webb Jones 410064 were killed in the loss of Lancaster HK547 of Number 115 Squadron (RAF) near Le Mans, France