Henry Douglas SCOTT


SCOTT, Henry Douglas

Service Number: 410611
Enlisted: 30 January 1942
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Pascoe Vale, Melbourne Victoria, 20 April 1913
Home Town: Warrandyte, Manningham, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Lancaster PO-K lost on ops - Prisoner of War (per CWGC listing but no substantiation of that is evident in the post crash investigation), Altmerdingsen, Hanover, Germany, 2 January 1944, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Hanover War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

30 Jan 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 410611, Aircrew Training Units
2 Jan 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 410611, No. 467 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins


Henry Douglas Scott from Warrandyte, Victoria.  Son of Henry Douglas Scott and Rachel Scott of Reservoir Victoria.

Enlisted in the RAAF on 30 January 1942.  Trained as a Wireless Operator  / Air Gunner.


Henry was the Wireless Operator on the crew of No. 467 Squadron Lancaster PO-K on the night of 1/2 January for a raid on Berlin.  The aircraft was lost with no survivors.  See the attached story for detail.