BOGLE Charles Stewart 427289

LEST WE FORGET 

Flying Officer Charles Stewart BOGLE

Service No: 427289
Born: Harvey WA, 27 June 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 June 1942
Unit: No. 90 Squadron (RAF), RAF Tuddenham, Suffolk
Died: Air Operations: (No. 90 Squadron Lancaster aircraft ME852), Germany, 13 August 1944, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Becklingen War Cemetery, Germany
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles Herman Bogle and Jean Elizabeth Bogle, of Mt. Magnet, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Mount Magnet WA
Remembered: Panel 119, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Lancaster ME852 took off from RAF Tuddenham at 2146 hours on the night of 12/13th August 1944, detailed to carry out a raid on Brunswick, Germany.  Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take off and it failed to return to base The aircraft crashed and exploded in a forest at Becklingen and all the crew were killed.

The crew members of ME852 were:

Flying Officer Charles Stewart Bogle (427289) (Pilot)
Flight Sergeant Ronald Sutton Camier (419700) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Cyril Stanley Gilbert (525662) (RAF) (Rear Gunner)
Sergeant John Charles Hines (1397984) (RAFVR) (Air Bomber)
Sergeant Percy William Jones (1622133) (RAFVR) (Mid Upper Gunner)
Flight Sergeant Robert Browning McCormack (422631) (Navigator)
Sergeant Francis Myers (2209603) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/6/649