Flying Officer Allan Gordon MUNRO

Service No: 411596
Born: Coonamble NSW, 6 October 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 24 May 1941
Unit: No. 32 Squadron, Lowood QLD
Died: Air Operations: (No. 32 Squadron Beaufort aircraft A9-642), off the Queensland Coast, 27 December 1944, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Murray Richard and Elsie Lucresia Munro; husband of Gladys Mary Munro, of Dubbo, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 5, Sydney Memorial, Rookwood NSW
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Dubbo Memorial Drive and Rose Garden, Dubbo NSW

Beaufort A9-642 went missing off the Queensland Coast to the north east of Brisbane at about 2120 hours on 27 December 1944 while on an anti-submarine patrol. The crew members of A9-642 were:

Flying Officer Allan Gordon Munro (411596) (Wireless Operator Air Gunner)
Flying Officer Alan Richard Hammond Stone (412039) (Pilot)
Flying Officer John Ashurst Ward (407656) (Wireless Operator Air Gunner)
Flying Officer Alfred Ashton Young (437028) (Navigator)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/28/488
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Anson, Hudson and Sunderland in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1992

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