Flight Sergeant Phillip Fothergill BURROUGHS

Service No: 412383
Born: North Sydney NSW, 14 February 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 July 1941
Unit: No. 232 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Air Operations (No. 232 Squadron Spitfire aircraft ER186), Tunisia, 13 April 1943, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Frederick Stephen and Beatrice Burroughs, of Young, New South Wales, Australia; husband of Una Doris Burroughs, of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 119, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1715 hours on 13 April 1943 Spitfire ER186 flown by Flying Sergeant Burroughs crashed near Medjez-El-Bab, Tunisia during an operational flight and he was killed.


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, 166/6/106

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