Flying Officer Percival Roy BOTHWELL

Service No: 695
Born: Murree, India, 18 August 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 5 February 1940 (at Archerfield QLD)
Unit: No. 3 Squadron
Died: Air Operations: (No. 3 Squadron Tomahawk aircraft AM398), Egypt-Libya Border area, 26 November 1941, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Halfaya Sollurn War Cemetery, Egypt
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Percival James Bothwell and Ellen Charlotte Davis Bothwell, of Rose Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Chatswood NSW
Remembered: Panel 98, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 26 November 1941, Tomahawk AM398 was on an operational strafing patrol when it crashed at 0900 hours as the result of enemy action.


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 Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/24/190

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