Aircraftman Class I Allen Robert DOWTON

Service No: 64948
Born: Dubbo NSW, 2 April 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 May 1942
Unit: No. 75 Squadron
Died: Air Raid: Fall River PNG, 8 September 1942, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Thomas Richard and Florence Dowton, of Warren, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Warren NSW
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 8 September 1942, Aircraftman Class I Dowton, a Guard, lost his life during an air attack on his machine gun post at Fall River, New Guinea. Also killed as a result of this action was Aircraftman Class I Leonard George Rose (52228).


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/103/244

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