Pilot Officer Allan Douglas MacDOUGALL

Service No: 405955
Born: Sale VIC, 31 March 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 July 1941
Unit: No. 15 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Mildenhall
Died: Air Operations: (No. 15 Squadron Lancaster aircraft LM110), Germany, 13 September 1944, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Durnbach War Cemetery, Bad Tolz, Bayern, Germany
CWGC Additional Information: Son of the Revd. John Patrick MacDougall and Jessie Jane MacDougall, of Beaufort, Victoria, Australia; husband of Rosemary Vincent MacDougall, of Beaufort
Roll of Honour: Beaufort VIC
Remembered: Panel 126, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1833 hours on the night of 12 September 1944 Lancaster LM110 took off from Mildenhall to bomb Frankfurt, Germany. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take-off and it failed to return to base. It was later established by a Missing Research & Enquiry team that the aircraft was hit by
Anti-aircraft fire and crashed near Oppau which is about 2 miles north of Ludwigshafen, Germany.
All the crew members had been killed.

The crew members of LM110 were:

Sergeant Ian Howitt (1626531) (RAFVR) (Bomb Aimer)
Sergeant Thomas Kelloch Hunter (1895550) (RAFVR) (Rear Gunner)
Flight Sergeant Richard Thomas Keen (1578976) (RAFVR) (Navigator)
Pilot Officer Allan Douglas MacDougall (405955) (Pilot)
Sergeant Kenneth Moffatt McKie (2219045) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)
Sergeant John McNee (1825327) (RAFVR) (Mid Upper Gunner)
Warrant Officer Donald Charles Moore (1330136) (RAFVR) (Wireless Operator Air)


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, 166/26/582

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