Squadron Leader Norman Leslie BOURKE

Service No: 404317
Born: Bundaberg QLD, 6 July 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 August 1940
Unit: No. 45 Squadron (RAF), Khumbhirgram, India
Died: Air Operations: (No. 45 Squadron Mosquito aircraft HP 941), Myanmar, 16 October 1944, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Basil Arnold and Margaret Hetherington Bourke, of Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
Roll of Honour: Bundaberg QLD
Remembered: Panel 119, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 16 October 1944, No. 45 Squadron Mosquito aircraft HP 941 went missing on operations over Myanmar. The crew members were:

Squadron Leader Norman Leslie Bourke (404317) (Pilot)
Flying Officer Keith Russell Dumas (407055) (Navigator)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
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, 166/6/745

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