Creighton Carlyle OGILVIE

OGILVIE, Creighton Carlyle

Service Number: 403599
Enlisted: 3 February 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Operational Training Units (RAF)
Born: Gunnedah, New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia, 29 July 1919
Home Town: Gunnedah, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Overhetfeld, Germany, 11 September 1942, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany
Grave reference: 2. B. 9. INSCRIPTION - SEEK ME IN THE LIGHT. DEATH IS NOT THE END, THERE IS NO DEATH" "THIS MY SON"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gunnedah Cenotaph, Gunnedah Remembrance Grove, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Feb 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), 403599, No. 2 Initial Training School Bradfield Park, Sydney, New South Wales
3 Feb 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 403599
11 Sep 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 403599, Operational Training Units (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography

Creighton Carlyle OGILVIE was born on 29th July, 1919 in Gunnedah, NSW

His parents were James Grant OGILVIE and Lena Meta WESTERWELLER

He enlisted on 3rd February 1941 in the Royal Australian Air Force and trained as a pilot.  He flew Wellington bombers with the 26 Operational Training Unit (RAF) Sergeant (SERN: 403599)

His plane was shot down by a German night fighter and he was killed over Overhetfeld, Germany on 11th September, 1942

He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery (Grave ref.  2 B 9 ) he is also commemorated on the Australian War Memorial & the Roll of Honour in Gunnedah

 

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