|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Date made||c 1941 - 1943|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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410436 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Edwin Henry Berry, 466 Squadron RAAF, of Northcote, Victoria. ...
410436 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Edwin Henry Berry, 466 Squadron RAAF, of Northcote, Victoria. Flt Sgt Berry was the Wireless Operator Air Gunner in a five man crew who were killed in operations on 31 August 1943, when their aircraft Wellington HZ531, was involved in a collision. HZ531 had taken off with 14 other aircraft of the 466 Squadron from RAF Leconfield to carry out a bombing attack on Munchen-Gladbach, Germany. HZ531 and another aircraft, LN292, failed to return after a collision en route to the target. HZ531 crashed at Howden, England killing all on board. Flt Sgt Berry was 26 years old.