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RYAN, LAURENCE RICHARD

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:409612
Rank:Flight Lieutenant
Date of Birth:5 July 1922
Place of Birth:Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Units:No. 24 Squadron, RAAF
No. 30 Squadron, RAAF
No. 5 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 5 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
No. 2 Air Observers School, RAAF
No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF
No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School, RAAF
No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF

NAA: A9300, RYAN L R

Timeline

12 September 1941Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 4 Initial Training School, RAAF.
8 November 1941Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
13 November 1941Posted to No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School, RAAF, Ballarat.
1 June 1942Posted to No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF, West Sale.
25 June 1942Promoted to Sergeant.
3 July 1942Posted to No. 1 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Ascot Vale.
17 August 1942Posted to No. 5 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Uranquinty.
3 February 1943Posted to No. 2 Air Observers School, RAAF, Mount Gambier.
30 April 1943Promoted to Pilot Officer.
9 May 1943Posted to No. 24 Squadron, RAAF.
3 October 1943Promoted to Flying Officer.
4 January 1944Posted to No. 1 Reserve Pool, RAAF.
24 January 1944Posted to No. 5 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
20 April 1944Posted to No. 1 Reserve Pool, RAAF.
22 April 1944Posted to No. 30 Squadron, RAAF.
3 December 1944Beaufighter A19-195: Aircraft ditched in the sea after striking a tree while attacking a suspected radar station on Lembeh Island.
23 January 1945Posted to No. 1 Personnel Depot, RAAF.
10 March 1945Posted to No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
30 April 1945Promoted to Flight Lieutenant.
8 January 1946Posted to No. 1 Personnel Depot, RAAF.
30 January 1946Discharged from Royal Australian Air Force.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, RYAN LAURENCE RICHARD : Service Number - 409612 : Date of birth - 05 Jul 1922 : Place of birth - PORT MELBOURNE VIC : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - RYAN ELLEN, A9300, RYAN L R.

Record updated on 19 November 2017.


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