Flying Officer Robert Langford Percival BROWNE

Service No: 412380
Born: Buxton, England, 26 November 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 July 1941 (at Sydney NSW)
Unit: No. 7 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No 7 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit Master aircraft DL401), Cambridgeshire, 9 November 1942, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery, Northamptonshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles Percival and Eleanor Charlotte Browne, of Manly, New South Wales, Australia; husband of Barbara Geraldine Browne, of Manly
Roll of Honour: Manly NSW
Remembered: Panel 119, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered; Manly ANZAC War Memorial, Manly NSW

At 0028 hours on 9 November 1942, Master DL401 struck a tree and crashed, near Elton Village and the crew was killed.

The crew members of DL401 were:

Flying Officer Robert Langford Percival Browne (412380) (Pilot)
Flying Officer James Douglas Crabbe (119539) (RAFVR) (Pilot)


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, 163/24/341
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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