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MOSS, KENNETH MURRAY, DFC

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:419559
Rank:Flying Officer
Date of Birth:8 October 1923
Place of Birth:Numurkah, Victoria, Australia
Date of Death:11 December 1971 (Aged 48 years)
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Units:No. 466 Squadron, RAAF
No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 27 Operational Training Unit, RAF

NAA: A9300, MOSS K M


Distinguished Flying Cross1939-45 Star
France and Germany StarDefence Medal1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45

Timeline

26 August 1942Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 1 Initial Training School, RAAF.
5 December 1942Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
10 December 1942Posted to No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Benalla.
13 February 1943Posted to No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Deniliquin.
3 June 1943Promoted to Sergeant.
4 June 1943Posted to No. 1 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Ascot Vale.
20 June 1943Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Bradfield Park.
22 June 1943Embarked at Sydney.
4 September 1943Disembarked United Kingdom.
Posted to No. 11 Personnel Despatch and Reception Centre, RAF.
19 October 1943Posted to No. 14 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit, RAF.
3 December 1943Promoted to Flight Sergeant.
14 March 1944Posted to No. 27 Operational Training Unit, RAF.
20 May 1944Promoted to Pilot Officer.
9 June 1944Posted to No. 41 Base.
10 September 1944Posted to No. 466 Squadron, RAAF.
20 November 1944Promoted to Flying Officer.
20 March 1945Posted to No. 43 Base.
6 June 1945Posted to No. 466 Squadron, RAAF.
3 January 1946Posted to No. 1 Personnel Depot, RAAF.
14 February 1946Discharged from Royal Australian Air Force.

Citations

Distinguished Flying Cross:
Flight Lieutenant MOSS has completed numerous operations against the enemy in the course of which he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, MOSS KENNETH MURRAY : Service Number - 419559 : Date of birth - 08 Oct 1923 : Place of birth - NUMURKAH VIC : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE VIC : Next of Kin - MOSS FREDRICK, A9300, MOSS K M.

Record updated on 26 December 2017.


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