Owen Frederick Meredith

Graveyard / Begraafplaats: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location / Locatie: KK grave 206

Militairy Service / Krijgsdienst: Royal Australian Air Force
Rang: Pilot Officer
Regiment: 15 (R.A.F.) Sqdn
Number / Nummer: 422609

Age / Leeftijd: 21
Date of death / Overlijdensdatum: 02/11/1944
Place of death / Overlijdensplaats: Erp

Son of Stanley and Edith May Meredith from Kallangur; Queensland; Australia.

On November 2, 1944 there were as many as two planes down in Erp. First, a Lancaster III 15 Squadron, F / O R.J. Hoggard as a pilot. That was at 14:17 pm. Probably this Lancaster engaged in transport and supply mission. He crashed due to a collision with another Lancaster same squadron, which came down in Veghel. Of which Lancaster survived none of the crew members of the Lancaster in Erp we know that there are three crew members were killed.

Those were two Australians and a Canadian. It was pilot F / O Robert John Hoggard (21) (RAAF); navigator F / O Ian Law (30) (RCAF) and P / O Owen Frederick Meredith (21) (RAAF). What happened to the other crew members, is still unclear.

Related / Gerelateerde
Robert John Hoggard - Flying Officer
Ian Law - Flying Officer

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