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