David Alastair PATERSON

PATERSON, David Alastair

Service Number: 427726
Enlisted: 13 September 1942
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Edinburgh, Scotland, 5 February 1923
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Lost on operations-mid air collision between two Lancaster bombers, France, 16 July 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery
Row A. Grave 3., Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery, Lignieres-de-Touraine, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Victoria Park Lodge No 48, W.A.C. WW2 Memorial Tablet, Victoria Park RSL Cenotaph
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World War 2 Service

13 Sep 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, 427726, Aircrew Training Units
13 Sep 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 427726
16 Jul 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 427726, No. 467 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45, Killed in Action

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

David Alistair PATERSONs parents were Thomas & Isabella PATERSON who were living in Victoria Park, Western Australia when he enlisted for WW2