SINCLAIR Kenneth Arthur 415187

LEST WE FORGET

Warrant Officer Kenneth Arthur SINCLAIR

Service No: 415187
Born: Cottesloe WA, 27 September 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 July 1941
Unit: No. 630 Squadron (RAF), RAF East Kirkby, Lincolnshire
Died: Air Operations (No. 630 Squadron Lancaster aircraft ND695), North West Europe, 23 May 1944, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur Quentin Sinclair and Gladys Mary Sinclair, of Armadale, Victoria, Australia.
Roll of Honour: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 259, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Panel 130, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Lancaster ND695 of 630 Squadron took off from RAF East Kirkby at 2238 hours on 22 May 1944 to attack a target at Brunswick, Germany. Nothing further was heard of the aircraft or crew.

The crew members of ND695 were:

Sergeant James Binnie (1824919) (RAFVR) (Air Gunner)
Pilot Officer Vivian William Brown (414903) (Pilot)
Sergeant Thomas William Connor (1549439) (RAFVR) (Air Bomber)
Sergeant David Beattie Haig (1822622) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)
Sergeant William John Saxby (1091895) (RAFVR) (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner)
Warrant Officer Kenneth Arthur Sinclair (415187) (Navigator)
Flight Sergeant William Irving Taylor (434558) (Air Gunner)

References:

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 Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/37/419