DOUGLAS RJ
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DOUGLAS, ROBERT

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Stirling III
Serial Number EE975
Markings
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country United Kingdom
Burial/Memorial Place Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery
Grave Reference Sec. E. Row B. Grave 3.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 1
Panel Number 30
Enlistment information
Service Number 426559
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Group 5
Squadron 1660 HCU
Trade Navigator
Country of origin if different Australia
Fellow Servicemen
BOWE DM (P/O)
Last Operation information
Start Date 15-Aug-1944
End Date 15-Aug-1944
Takeoff Station Swinderby
Day/Night raid Day
Operation Training- night exercise
Reason for Loss Both port engines failed and the order to bail out but by the time the pilot and navigator made their exit, the aircraft was too low for effective parachute deployment.