Flight Sergeant Ian George Brodie

Service number 401739
Birth Date 1915-02-06
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Elsternwick
Death Date 1943-01-27
Death Place Germany
Final Rank Flight Sergeant
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Unit No. 460 Squadron
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

Flight Sergeant Ian George Brodie enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 28 March 1941. He trained in Australia and the United Kingdom as an air gunner, and went on to serve with 460 Squadron, based at Binbrook, United Kingdom. With this squadron, Flight Sergeant Brodie participated in mine-laying and bombing operations in enemy-occupied Europe. On 27 January 1943, Flight Sergeant Brodie and his crew were declared missing after failing to return from a bombing operation over Germany. They were later found to have died in a flying battle. Flight Sergeant Brodie is buried at Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany.


  • Roll of Honour:

    No. 460 Squadron
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Flight Sergeant


Date of birth 06 February 1915
Date of death 27 January 1943