Flying Officer John Heywood ROWE

Service No: 400375
Born: Hawthorn VIC, 20 July 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 August 1940
Unit: No. 45 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 45 Squadron Ryan aircraft N22-41), Allahabad, India, 29 August 1942, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Delhi War Cemetery, India
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur Heywood Rowe and Olivia Louisa Rowe, of Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 129, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 29 August 1942, Ryan N22-41 crashed at Allahabad and both crew members were killed. The crew members of N22-44 were:

Wing Commander Robert Bourne Harvey MID (37172) (RAF) (Pilot)
Flying Officer John Heywood Rowe (400375) (Second Pilot)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/55/214


Ilbery, P.L.T. (Peter Leslie Thomas) (422957) Hatching an Air Force: 2SFTS, 5SFTS, 1BFTS Uranquinty and Wagga Wagga, Banner Books Maryborough QLD 4650, 2002

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