Flight Lieutenant Cyril Christian KISSNER MID

Service No: 257481
Born: 18 August 1906, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 242 Group (RAF) Communications Flight
Awarded the Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
Died: Aircraft Accident (Cant Z.506 aircraft), off Fredonia, Italy, 29 April 1944, Aged 37 Years
Buried: Bari War Cemetery, Italy
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Annie Kissner; husband of Ruby Ida Kissner, of Long Nose Point, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 125, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 29 April 1944, a Canta Z.506 aircraft carrying medical supplies and code books exploded in mid-air and crashed off Fredonia, Italy. The Italian crew of five and two passengers, Flight Lieutenant Kissner MID (Administrative & Special Duties Branch) and Wing Commander Richard Malherbe Outfin MID (23296) (RAF), were killed.


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 Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/22/234

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