CORONEL Paulus Senor 427502

LEST WE FORGET

Flight Sergeant Paulus Senor CORONEL

Service No: 427502
Born: Collie WA, 29 July 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 July 1942
Unit: No. 1665 Conversion Unit RAF
Died: Aircraft Accident (No, 1665 Conversion Unit Stirling aircraft EE932), Cheviot Hills, 25 September 1944, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Yorkshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Meyer Senor Coronel and Clare Joseph Coronel; husband of Nancy Coronel, of Perth, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 120, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On 25 September 1944, Stirling III aircraft EE932 crashed on in the Cheviot Hills while flying in low cloud.   Two of crew members were killed and one fatally injured.

The crew members of EE932 were:

Warrant Officer Peter Anthony Allen (RAFVR) (1180034) (Air Gunner) Fatally injured, Died: 29 September 1944
Sergeant D C Bisgrove (Flight Engineer) Injured
Flight Sergeant Paulus Senor Coronel (427502) (Navigator)
Sergeant T K Hatfield (Flight Engineer) Injured
Warrant Officer II Joseph Arthur Hay (R/138525) (RCAF) (Wireless Operator /Air Gunner) Injured
Flying Officer E F Insley (Pilot under instruction) (RCAF) Injured
Flight Sergeant David Colville McLackland (1477936) (RAFVR) (Air Bomber)
Flying Officer John Henry Verrall DFC (415044) (RNZAF) (Pilot and Aircraft Captain) Injured
Sergeant A Williams (Air Gunner)  Injured

References:

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 A9301, 427502