HARPER, FRANCIS GILBERT
|Service:||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Date of Birth:||29 June 1913|
|Place of Birth:||Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
|Date of Death:||15 February 1942 (Aged 28 years)|
|Units:||No. 452 Squadron, RAAF †|
No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 52 Operational Training Unit, RAF
|11 October 1940||Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.|
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
|14 October 1940||Posted to No. 2 Initial Training School, RAAF, Bradfield Park.|
|7 December 1940||Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.|
|9 January 1941||Posted to No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Archerfield.|
|10 March 1941||Posted to No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Amberley.|
|9 April 1941||Wirraway A20-160: Port undercarriage collapsed on landing at Amberley.|
|26 June 1941||Awarded Flying Badge.|
|27 June 1941||Promoted to Sergeant.|
|3 July 1941||Posted to No. 3 Embarkation Depot, RAAF.|
|11 July 1941||Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Bradfield Park.|
|17 July 1941||Embarked at Sydney.|
|2 September 1941||Disembarked United Kingdom.|
Posted to No. 3 Personnel Reception Centre, RAF.
|9 September 1941||Posted to No. 52 Operational Training Unit, RAF.|
|4 November 1941||Posted to No. 452 Squadron, RAAF.|
|THIS PERSON HAS NO KNOWN GRAVE|
||5 feet 10 inches
||32½ / 37 inches
||82.55 / 93.98 cm
World War 2 Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, HARPER FRANCIS GILBERT : Service Number - 404664 : Date of birth - 29 Jun 1913 : Place of birth - BRISBANE QLD : Place of enlistment - BRISBANE : Next of Kin - HARPER DORIS, A9301, 404664.
Record updated on 17 June 2018.
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