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
Remembered: Honour Avenues, Kings Park WA

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)


Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
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