Pilot Officer Justin Reginald MULLIGAN

Service No: 423164
Born: Guyra NSW, 22 August 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 June 1942
Unit: No. 464 Squadron
Died: Air Operations: (No. 464 Squadron Mosquito aircraft PZ350), Germany, 13 January 1945, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Reginald David and Rose Teresa Mulligan of Guyra, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Guyra NSW
Remembered: Panel 109, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Guyra District Honour Roll 1939-1945, Guyra NSW

Mosquito PZ350 took off from RAF Thorney Island at 0315 hours on the morning of 13 January 1945, being part of a force of 14 aircraft from the Squadron detailed to attack targets in the battle area in northern Europe. PZ350 did not return from the mission. Following post war investigations by a Missing Research and Enquiry unit team it was established that the aircraft crashed near Niederpruem on 13 January 1945, and that both the crew members had lost their lives.

The crew members of PZ350 were:

Warrant Officer William Albert Kinloch (421988) (Navigator)
Pilot Officer Justin Reginald Mulligan (423164) (Pilot)


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, 166/28/496
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line


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Vincent, D. (David) Mosquito Monograph: A history of Mosquitoes in Australia and RAAF operations, David Vincent Highbury SA 5089, 1982