KIRWAN Edmund Francis 118436

LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer Edmund Francis KIRWAN

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 118436 (RAFVR)
Born: Date, Location unavailable (Birth registered Perth WA 1915)
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 540 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Leuchars
Died: Air Operations (No. 540 Squadron Mosquito FB IV aircraft DZ419), North Sea, 11 July 1943, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Leuchars Cemetery, Fife
CWGC Additional Information: Son of the Hon. Sir John Waters Kirwan, M.L.C., J.P. and Lady Kirwan (nee Quinlan), of Perth, Western Australia. M.A. (Cantab.)
Roll of Honour: Unknown

On 11 July 1943, Mosquito DZ419 departed RAF Station Benson and crashed into the sea off Arbroath Angus, killing both crew members. The crew members were:

Flying Officer William Meiklejohn Fergusson (132340) (RAFVR) (Observer)
Flying Officer Edmund Francis Kirwan (118436) (RAFVR) (Pilot)

References:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
On Line Sources