Flying Officer Keith Russell DUMAS

Service No: 407055
Born: Adelaide SA, 14 September 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 May 1940
Unit: No. 45 Squadron (RAF), Khumbhirgram, India
Died: Air Operations (No. 45 Squadron Mosquito aircraft HP941), Myanmar, 16 October 1944, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edmund Russell Dumas and Gertrude Diosma Dumas, of St. Peters, South Australia
Roll of Honour: St Peters SA
Remembered: Panel 121, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

Brother of Flying Officer Charles John Dumas (407615)

On 16 October 1944, No. 45 Squadron Mosquito aircraft HP941 went missing on operations over Myanmar. The crew members were:

Flying Officer Keith Russell Dumas (407055) (Navigator)
Squadron Leader Norman Leslie Bourke (404317) (Pilot)


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
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/10/324

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