Flight Sergeant Herbert Reuben MANN

Service No: 418968
Born: Haworth, England, 7 February 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 June 1942 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 104 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Air Operations: (No. 104 Squadron Wellington aircraft LN760), near Foggia Main airfield, 19 July 1944, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Bari War Cemetery, Italy
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Herbert Turner Mann and Clara Alice Mann; husband of Mary Emma Mann, of Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Albury NSW
Remembered: Panel 126, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 2050 hours on 19 July 1944 Wellington LN760 crashed two and a half miles north west of the Foggia Main Aerodrome, Italy. All the crew members were killed.

The crew members of LN760 were:

Warrant Officer Stanley Fitzherbert Gerty (411892) (Pilot)
Flight Sergeant Reginald Thomas John Griffiths (640904) (RAF) (Air Gunner)
Flight Sergeant Herbert Reuben Mann (418968) (Air Bomber)
Pilot Officer Stanley Gordon McLean Ross (J/88105) (RCAF) (Navigator)
Sergeant John Woodward (1768087) (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, 166/27/516

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