Pilot Officer Albert Nicholas RAPP

Service No: 401832
Born: Launceston TAS, 31 May 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 31 March 1941 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 2 Air Navigation School, Nhill VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Air Navigation School Anson aircraft W2481), near Noora SA, 24 September 1943, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Mildura Public Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Albert Benjamin and Margaret Magdalene Rapp, of West Brunswick.
Roll of Honour: Hobart TAS
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

During a night navigation training flight on 25 September 1943, Avro Anson W4281 crashed 5 kms west of Noora, killing its crew members.

The crew members of W2481 were:

Sergeant John Vickery Bowman (436065) (Observer)
Flying Officer Lawrence Andrew Flynn (411766) (Pilot)
Sergeant Ronald Edwin Obst (437152) (Observer)
Pilot Officer Albert Nicholas Rapp (401832) (Observer)


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 A9845, 78

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