Richard Rodney YOUNG


YOUNG, Richard Rodney

Service Number: 429369
Enlisted: 11 September 1942, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 463 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, 22 January 1919
Home Town: Charleville, Murweh, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Glissen, Germany, 7 December 1944, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Hanover War Cemetery
Plot 5, Row F, Grave 17 Headstone inscription reads: Loved son of Mr. & Mrs. R.A. Young of Charleville Queensland Roll of Honour - Charleville
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 429369
11 Sep 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 429369, No. 463 Squadron (RAAF), Enlisted at Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Richard Alexander Young and Inez Berrie Young of Charleville, QLD

Plane was Lancaster PB290 which was lost while on air operations over Glissen, Germany