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The Airmen's Stories - P/O B M McDonough


Bryan Martin McDonough was born at Ulverstone, Tasmania, Australia on 15th August 1916, the son of John Martin McDonough and Nellie McDonough.

His family later moved to Victoria and he completed his education at St. Kevin's College, Melbourne.

McDonough joined the RAF on a short service commission in March 1939. After completing his training he joined the newly-reformed 236 Squadron at Stradishall in early November 1939.




During a bomber-escort operation to France on 1st August 1940 McDonough was shot down in Blenheim R2774, either by the ground defences of Querqueville aerodrome or by Oblt. Dullberg of III/JG27.

McDonough and his gunner, Sgt. FAP Head, were reported Missing.

McDonough is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 9.



Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner.



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