Thomas Roberts MILLAR


MILLAR, Thomas Roberts

Service Number: 422612
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Narromine, New South Wales, Australia, 7 September 1916
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Genoa, Italy, 12 October 1944, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Malta Memorial, Floriana
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 422612

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flying Officer Thomas Roberts Millar 422612 RAAF (Observer / Bomb Aimer) was killed in the loss of Liberator KH158 of 31 Squadron SAAF (31SQN SAAF) near Genoa, Italy - six aircraft were lost during an operation carried out by twenty crews to drop supplies to partisans in Italy.

Also killed were: Major S S URY SAAF Pilot / Flying Officer George Edward HUDSPITH Co-Pilot / Lieutenant G A COLLARD SAAF Navigator / Lieutenant N W ARMSTRONG SAAF Air Gunner / 2nd Lieutenant P J JORDAN SAAF Air Gunner / Warrant Officer I L B BLOCH SAAF Air Gunner / Sergeant Richard Charles FITZGERALD Air Gunner

The aircraft was never found - the eight crewmen onboard were presumed killed and are commemorated on the Malta Memorial