Flight Sergeant John Corrie CHENU

Service No: 418347
Born: Corowa NSW, 13 June 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 2 May 1942 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: Operational and Refresher Training Unit (RAF), No. 38 Group
Died: Aircraft Accident (Operations and Refresher Training Unit Albemarle aircraft P1593), Scotland, 10 July 1944, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Longside Cemetery, Aberdeenshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edward William and Violet Helen Chenu, of Warragul, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Warragul VIC
Remembered: Panel 120, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 10 July 1944, Flight Sergeant Chenu, an Air Gunner, was killed when Albemarle P1593 crashed at Aberdeen, Scotland.

The Crew Members of P1593 were:

Flight Sergeant Godfrey Vernon John Bell (1423401) (RAFVR) (Navigator/Air Bomber)
Flight Sergeant John Corrie Chenu (418347) (Air Gunner)
Flying Officer Harvey Oswald Fairbairn (143285) (RAFVR) (Pilot)
Sergeant Frederick Henry William Finch (1398906) (RAFVR) (Wireless Operator /Air Gunner)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9301, 418347
On Line Sources

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