LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer Charles Miller McCLURE

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 108802
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 69 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Luqa, Malta
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 69 Squadron Baltimore aircraft AG725), Luqa, 4 May 1943, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ernest Charles and Helen McClure, of Wahroonga, Sydney, Australia; husband of Jane McClure of East Preston, Sussex
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Ku-ring-gai World War II Book of Remembrance, Gordon NSW

On 4 May 1943, Baltimore AG725 crashed soon after take-off from Luqa and all four crew members were killed.

The crew members of AG725 were:

Warrant Officer I Victor Leslie Boyd (R/71778) (RCAF) (Wireless Operator)
Flying Officer Kirke William Johnson (126967) (RAFVR) (Observer)
Flying Officer Charles Miller McClure (108802) (RAFVR) (Pilot)
Sergeant Thomas John McMahon (1179931) (RAFVR) (Air Gunner)

References:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line
RAF Commands Website