Albert Nicholas RAPP


RAPP, Albert Nicholas

Service Number: 401832
Enlisted: 31 March 1941, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No 2 Air Navigation School
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, 31 May 1915
Home Town: Middle Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Motor Mechanic and Aircraft Assembler
Died: Accidental, Loxton, Loxton, South Australia, Australia, 24 September 1943, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Mildura (Nichols Point) Public Cemetery, Victoria
Plot C, Row A, Grave 13 Headstone inscription reads. Pro Deo et Patria. R.I.P. Roll of Honour - Hobart, Mildura Public Cemetery, Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Alawoona RAAF Avro Anson W2481 Crash Site, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

31 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 401832, Enlisted at Melbourne
24 Sep 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 401832, No 2 Air Navigation School, Empire Air Training Scheme

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Albert Benjamin and Margaret Magdalene Rapp of West Brunswick, Victoria.

RAAF Avro Anson aircraft W2481 of Number 2 Air Navigation School crashed near Alawoona, south of Loxton, South Australia killing all crew onboard:

Sergeant, John Vickery Bowman 436065

Pilot Officer Albert Nicholas Rapp 401832

Flying Officer Laurence Andrew Flynn 411766

Sergeant Ronald Edwin Obst 437152