Warrant Officer Robert Brewington - 35 Squadron  

Warrant Officer Robert Brewington - RAAF

 Warrant Officer Robert Brewington was serving as Wireless Operator aboard Lancaster Mk. III ND-597 coded TL-A during an operation to Berlin March 24/25, 1944. The aircraft took off from Graveley at 1844hrs and was returning to base when it was shot down by a night-fighter, killing five of the seven crewmembers including W/O Brewington.

The crew consisted of:

Name Service Trade Hometown Age
S/L Richard Fitzgerald (DFC) RAAF  Pilot Namban,W.Australia 22
F/O Cecil Dineen  RAFVR Flight Engineer Bexleyheath,Kent 20
F/O John Savage  RAAF  Navigator Queensland, Australia 27
F/Lt William “Scott” Muego - POW RAFVR Bomb Aimer Glasgow, Scotland 29
F/Sgt Stanley Boulton - POW RAFVR Mid Upper Gunner - -
F/Sgt Frederick Smith  RAFVR Rear Gunner Cobridge,Stoke-on-Trent 30

 Warrant Officer Robert Alexander Brewington RAAF aged 27  was the son of Warren and Alice Brewington and husband of Jessie of Paddington, Queensland. He enlisted on May 24th 1941 at Brisbane, Queensland and was 27 years old at the time of his death.He is remembered on the roll of honour for Brisbane,Queensland and buried with crew at the Berlin War cemetery.

  Photo courtesy of Dougie Muego , research by Linda Ibrom.