Warrant Officer Charles Harry SHEPLEY

Service No: 414846
Born: Brisbane QLD, 1 February 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 9 November 1941
Unit: No. 70 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 70 Operational Training Unit Baltimore aircraft FW750), Egypt, 19 April 1945, Aged 33 Years
Buried: Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur and Ann Shepley, of Coorparoo, Queensland, Australia
Roll of Honour: Brisbane QLD
Remembered: Panel 130, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 19 April 1945, Baltimore FW750 crashed after the release of a flare at the El Shatt bombing range, east of Kubri Bridge, Egypt, and all the crew members were killed.

The crew members of FW750 were:

Lieutenant Christias Frans Moolman (207228V) (SAAF) (Pilot)
Pilot Officer John Robinson (186338) (RAFVR) (Pilot)
Warrant Officer Charles Harry Shepley (414846) (Wireless Operator Air)


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, 166/37/1038

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