Flight Sergeant Patrick Francis O'Donohue

Service number 426796
Birth Date 1923-11-11
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Mudgee
Death Date 1945-03-06
Death Place Germany
Final Rank Flight Sergeant
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Unit No. 514 Squadron (RAF)
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

Flight Sergeant Patrick Francis “Pat” O’Donohue enlisted to the Royal Australian Air Force on 30 July 1942. He trained as a wireless operator in Canada and the United Kingdom under the Empire Air Training Scheme, and went on to serve with 514 Squadron, based in the United Kingdom. With this squadron, he was involved in bombing operations targeting enemy-occupied Europe. On 6 March 1945, Flight Sergeant O’Donohue’s aircraft failed to return from an operation targeting Salzbergen, Germany, and he was later confirmed to have died. He is buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany. Flight Sergeant O’Donohue’s brother, Flight Lieutenant Thomas John O'Donohue, also served with the Royal Australian Air Force.


  • Roll of Honour:

    No. 514 Squadron (RAF)
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Flight Sergeant


Date of birth 11 November 1923
date of birth 11 November 1923
Date of death 06 March 1945
Date of death 06 March 1945
date of death 06 March 1945