Flight Sergeant Ronald Sutton CAMIER

Service No: 419700
Born: East St Kilda VIC, 13 November 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 September 1942
Unit: No. 90 Squadron (RAF), RAF Tuddenham, Suffolk
Died: Air Operations: (No. 90 Squadron Lancaster aircraft ME852), Germany, 13 August 1944, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Becklingen War Cemetery, Germany
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Edward and Sarah Ruth Camier, of Caulfield, Victoria, Australia.
Roll of Honour: Caulfield VIC
Remembered: Panel 120, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

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)


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, 166/7/595

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