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Full Name
Victor Charles Howes
Rank Last Held
Sergeant (Rear Air Gunner)
Victor Charles
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
Royal New Zealand Air Force
Other Units
  • Attached RCAF
  • Attached RAF
Last Unit Served
Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF
Place of Death
Baltic Sea
Date of Death
28 April 1943
Age at Death
Year of Death
Cause of Death
Killed on air operations
Memorial Name
  • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom
  • Albury War Memorial, State Highway 8, MacKenzie District, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Memorial Reference
Panel 199
Biographical Notes
Victor Howes was the son of V.R. and Dolina Howes of Albury, South Canterbury, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Albury War Memorial Photo Brian Davison, 2009.
Further References
Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 2 . p. 90; vol. 3 p. 257
Sources Used
  • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:

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