Sergeant John Thomas MULLANY

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 536072 (RAF)
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 419 Squadron (RCAF), RAF Station Middleton St George
Died: Air Operations: (No. 419 Squadron Halifax II aircraft JD270), Berlin, 1 September 1943, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Germany
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mr and Mrs Patrick Joseph Mullany, and Step-son of Elsie Mullany, of Packenham, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown

On 31 August 1943, Halifax JD270 took off from Middleton St. George at 1958 hours to attack Berlin. The aircraft was clipped on port wing by a single-engine fighter while over Berlin and crashed out of control in the area.

The crew members of JD270 were:

Sergeant George Ernest Percy Birtch (R/125848) (RCAF) (Navigator)
Sergeant Robert Edwin Boos (R/92719) (RCAF) PoW
Sergeant William Donald Leslie Cameron (R/116979) (RCAF) (Pilot)
Sergeant Leslie Howard Duggan (1575910) (RAFVR) PoW
Sergeant John Thomas Mullany (536072) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)
Sergeant Beverley Wayne Scharf (R/116902) (RCAF) PoW
Sergeant Victor Joseph August Wintzer (R/136425) (RCAF) (Air Bomber)


Chorley W R, Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War, Volume 4 Aircraft and Aircrew Losses 1943, Midland Counties Publications UK, 1996
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records

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