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Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:270530
Rank:Squadron Leader
Date of Birth:25 April 1915
Place of Birth:Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Units:No. 3 Squadron, RAAF
No. 9 Squadron, RAAF
No. 23 Squadron, RAAF
No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF

1939-45 StarAfrica Star
Pacific StarDefence Medal1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45


6 November 1939Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Air Cadet on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 1 Flying Training School, RAAF.
17 February 1940Promoted to Pilot Officer.
26 February 1940Posted to No. 9 Squadron, RAAF, Richmond.
6 May 1940Posted to No. 23 Squadron, RAAF, Archerfield.
17 August 1940Promoted to Flying Officer.
30 January 1941Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Bradfield Park.
3 February 1941Embarked at Sydney.
24 March 1941Disembarked at Egypt.
Posted to No. 3 Squadron, RAAF.
1 January 1942Promoted to Flight Lieutenant.
28 April 1942Embarked at Egypt.
23 May 1942Disembarked at Adelaide.
24 May 1942Posted to No. 1 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Ascot Vale.
11 June 1942Posted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF, Mildura.
22 June 1942Kittyhawk A29-82: Aircraft collided with Kittyhawk A29-102, damaging airscrew. Aircraft landed safely at aerodrome.
1 April 1943Promoted to Squadron Leader.
29 November 1943Posted to RAAF Command, Melbourne.
3 July 1944Posted to No. 3 Personnel Depot, RAAF.
6 July 1944Transferred to RAAF Reserve.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll


National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, JACKSON EDWARD HAMILTON BELL : Service Number - 270530 : Date of birth - 25 Apr 1915 : Place of birth - BRISBANE QLD : Place of enlistment - POINT COOK VIC : Next of Kin - JACKSON JESSIE, A9300, JACKSON E H B.

Record updated on 15 September 2017.


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