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COKER, FRANK ARTHUR

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:402226
Rank:Flight Lieutenant
Date of Birth:18 September 1913
Place of Birth:Sydney, NSW, Australia
Units:No. 75 Squadron, RAAF
No. 76 Squadron, RAAF
No. 85 Squadron, RAAF
No. 452 Squadron, RAAF
No. 457 Squadron, RAAF
No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
No. 58 Operational Training Unit, RAF
No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RCAF

NAA: A9300, COKER F A

Timeline

22 July 1940Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 2 Initial Training School, RAAF, Bradfield Park.
16 September 1940Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
19 September 1940Posted to No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Mascot.
14 November 1940Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF.
27 November 1940Embarked at Sydney.
23 December 1940Disembarked at Canada.
Posted to No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RCAF, Camp Borden.
17 March 1941Promoted to Pilot Officer.
Posted to No. 1 "M" Depot, RCAF.
15 April 1941Embarked at Canada.
1 May 1941Disembarked United Kingdom.
2 May 1941Posted to No. 3 Personnel Reception Centre, RAF.
12 May 1941Posted to No. 58 Operational Training Unit, RAF.
2 August 1941Posted to No. 457 Squadron, RAAF.
17 September 1941Promoted to Flying Officer.
26 September 1941Posted to No. 452 Squadron, RAAF.
26 March 1942Embarked United Kingdom.
24 April 1942Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF.
16 May 1942Posted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.
29 September 1942Posted to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.
1 October 1942Promoted to Flight Lieutenant.
23 October 1942Posted to Operational Base Birdum, Reserve Pool.
24 October 1942Posted to No. 1 Embarkation Depot, RAAF.
8 January 1943Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF.
13 March 1943Posted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
5 April 1943Posted to No. 2 Fighter Sector Headquarters, RAAF.
4 May 1943Posted to No. 1 Fighter Sector Headquarters, RAAF.
5 December 1943Posted to No. 1 Reserve Pool, RAAF.
13 December 1943Posted to No. 111 Fighter Sector Headquarters, RAAF.
2 September 1944Posted to No. 2 Personnel Depot, RAAF.
6 November 1944Posted to No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
8 January 1945Posted to No. 85 Squadron, RAAF.
3 April 1945Posted to No. 2 Personnel Depot, RAAF.
19 April 1945Discharged from Royal Australian Air Force.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, COKER FRANK ARTHUR : Service Number - 402226 : Date of birth - 18 Sep 1913 : Place of birth - SYDNEY NSW : Place of enlistment - SYDNEY : Next of Kin - COKER A, A9300, COKER F A.

Record updated on 7 May 2018.


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