|Pilot F/O Lesland Arthur Kenway, RAAF 405590 (MIA / KIA)
W/AG F/Sgt Francis Colin Gordon, RAAF 405047 (MIA / KIA)
W/AG Sgt Horace William Hall, RAAF 414486 (MIA / KIA)
MIA February 9, 1943
Built by Douglas as DB-7B with Constructor's Number 3824. Intended for use with the Royal Air Force (RAF) as AL892.
Delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and assigned serial number A28-14. Assigned to 22 Squadron. No known nose art or nickname.
On February 9, 1943 took off from 5 Mile Drome (Wards) near Port Moresby on a mission against Malahang near Lae. The aircraft lost formation in the clouds on the return journey and failed to return to Port Moresby.
All crew members are currently commemorated on the Port Moresby Memorial at the Bomana War Cemetery.
ADF Serials - Boston A28-14
RAAF DB - Boston A28-14
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this profile
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May 22, 2017