Flying Officer Albert Beauvais DONOHOE

Service No: 413747
Born: Hay NSW, 14 March 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 13 September 1941
Unit: No. 14 Squadron, RAAF Station Pearce WA
Died: Ground Accident, near Cunderdin WA, 29 February 1944, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Robert William and Vaila Grace Donohoe; husband of Rose Ethel Frances Donohoe, of St. Kilda. Victoria.
Roll of Honour: Hay NSW
Remembered: Panel 100, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Hay War Memorial and Honour Roll, Hay NSW
Remembered: Hay War Memorial High School World War II Honour Roll, Hay NSW

Casualties. (Fatal) Flying officer A.B. DONOHOE Killed on War service in a Motor Transport accident at CUNDERDIN on 29/2/44 and struck off strength of 14 SQUADRON on the same date.

No. 14 Squadron Operations Record Book A50 Entry dated 3 March 1944

At about 2000 hours on 29 February 1944 Flying Officer Albert Beauvais Donohoe (413747), Wireless Air Gunner, is believed to have been driving a service vehicle involved in a road accident 15 kms from Cunderdin. Leading Aircraftman Ivanhoe Kirk (70686) was also killed in the same vehicle accident. There were two Army members also travelling in the vehicle – Captain Arthur Francis Porter (SX9102) (Air Liaison Officer) and Driver Frederick John Loveless (WX27756) – neither of whom became casualties.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/22/202
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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