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SIMS, VERNON JASSON

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:401396
Rank:Flight Lieutenant
Date of Birth:14 June 1917
Place of Birth:Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Units:No. 93 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

2 February 1941Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
7 August 1945Beaufighter A8-85: Aircraft lost during rocket attack on shipping near Kuching.
21 August 1945Returned to No. 93 Squadron, RAAF.
21 December 1945Discharged from Royal Australian Air Force.

Photos

F/Lt E.W. Robinson (left) welcoming F/Lt V.J. Sims (centre) and F/O R. Farrant after surviving 14 days in the jungle

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1946, RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Number 93 Squadron Jan 45 - Aug 46, A9186, 120.

Record updated on 19 November 2017.


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