Temporary Flight Lieutenant Lawrence William Mann

Service number O210417 (403031)
Birth Date 1920-12-16
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, North Sydney
Death Date 2004-10-17
Place North Sydney
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

Flying Officer Lawrence William Mann enlisted to the Royal Australian Air Force on 7 December 1940. He trained as a wireless operator and air gunner in Australia and Scotland, and went on to serve with 210 and 190 Squadrons in the United Kingdom, Russia, and the Mediterranean. With these squadrons, Mann participated in anti-shipping operations, convoy escorts, and transportation flights. Between January and July 1944, he was an instructor at 4 Operational Training Unit, based at West Freugh, United Kingdom. Mann then served with 11, 20 and 36 Squadrons in Australia. After the Second World War, Flying Officer Mann continued to serve with the Royal Australian Air Force until the mid-1950s.


Date of birth 16 December 1920
Date of enlistment 07 December 1940
Date of death 17 October 2004