Edgar RAY


RAY, Edgar

Service Number: 410380
Enlisted: 6 December 1941
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Yarram, Victoria, Australia, 11 June 1923
Home Town: Yarram, Wellington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Greece, 27 September 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 410380
6 Dec 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 410380

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer Edgar Ray 410380 was killed when Mustang KH476 (44-10833) of 249SQN RAF crashed on a mission in the Salonika coast area of Greece during which four locomotives were destroyed.

His loss is referred to in the book "249 at war" by Brian Cull