Pilot Officer [Pilot]

Kenneth Edward Blincoe

DFC

Awards

Conflict: 
WW2
Additional Information: 

Son of Francis Blincoe and of Ruth Blincoe (nee Packer), of Nelson, New Zealand; husband of Ida Annie Blincoe, of Murchison, Nelson.

References:
  • CWGC
NZ WAR GRAVES
CONTRIBUTED

Public Contributions:

P/O Blincoe (RNZAF 412194) piloted the Stirling Bomber (Serial : R9250, Code: AA-W) from 75th NZ Squadron that my uncle (Desmond Clearwater, RNZAF 412314) and others perished in during 03 February 19... Read More
P/O Blincoe (RNZAF 412194) piloted the Stirling Bomber (Serial : R9250, Code: AA-W) from 75th NZ Squadron that my uncle (Desmond Clearwater, RNZAF 412314) and others perished in during 03 February 1943 in Holland near Ingen. Left to Right (in crew photograph): Flt/Eng Sgt Desmond David Hayward, #651764 RAF, aged 20 Ground Crew – unknown Pilot 2 P/O Andrew James Newell Scott, #414685 RNZAF, aged 21 Pilot 1 P/O Kenneth Edward Blincoe DFC, 412194 RNZAF, aged 33 Ground Crew – unknown Navigator 1 Sgt Frank Arthur Boese, #1293282 RAFVR, aged 22 Air Gnr Sgt Desmond Clearwater, #412314 RNZAF, aged 24 W/Op/Air Gnr Flt/O Harold Lowe DFC, #115129 RAFVR, aged 23


Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
412194
Name:
Kenneth Edward Blincoe
Name variation:
Kenneth Howard Blincoe (Nelson College Register)
Rank: 
Pilot Officer
Additional Rank:
Pilot
Date of Birth:
Not known
Education: 
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Unit:
Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (RAF) Squadron

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Not known
Date of Death:
03 February 1943
Day of Death:
Wednesday
Age at Death: 
33
Conflict: 
WW2

Embarkation Details

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
Plot 13. Row 13. Grave 212.
Cemetery Location: 
Netherlands
Kenneth Edward Blincoe
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