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CORNALLY, FRANK JAMES

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:420450
Rank:Flight Lieutenant
Date of Birth:22 July 1919
Place of Birth:Teralba, NSW, Australia
Units:No. 23 Squadron, RAAF
No. 24 Squadron, RAAF
No. 83 Squadron, RAAF
No. 85 Squadron, RAAF
No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 5 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF

NAA: A9300, CORNALLY F J


1939-45 StarPacific Star1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45

Timeline

8 November 1941Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 2 Initial Training School, RAAF, Bradfield Park.
28 February 1942Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
2 April 1942Posted to No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Mascot.
20 April 1942Posted to No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Temora.
22 June 1942Posted to No. 5 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Uranquinty.
4 November 1942Awarded Flying Badge.
19 November 1942Promoted to Pilot Officer.
2 December 1942Posted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF, Mildura.
10 January 1943Boomerang A46-5: Aircraft swung badly on landing at Mildura and crashed into building.
8 February 1943Posted to No. 23 Squadron, RAAF, Lowood.
26 February 1943Posted to No. 83 Squadron, RAAF, Strathpine.
8 April 1943Posted to No. 24 Squadron, RAAF, Bankstown.
5 May 1943Posted to No. 85 Squadron, RAAF, Guildford.
13 May 1943Boomerang A46-18: Aircraft bounced while landing in slight cross-wind and gusty conditions. The pilot eased the control column too far forward, depressing the nose and causing the airscrew tips to contact the runway.
19 May 1943Promoted to Flying Officer.
18 November 1943Posted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF, Mildura.
17 December 1943Posted to the Air Gunnery School, RAAF, Sale.
17 July 1944Posted to No. 8 Operational Training Unit, RAAF, Narromine.
19 November 1944Promoted to Flight Lieutenant.
7 September 1945Posted to No. 2 Personnel Depot, RAAF, Bradfield Park.
26 September 1945Discharged from Royal Australian Air Force.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, CORNALLY FRANK JAMES : Service Number - 420450 : Date of birth - 22 Jul 1919 : Place of birth - TERALBA NSW : Place of enlistment - SYDNEY : Next of Kin - CORNALLY ESTELLE, A9300, CORNALLY F J.

Record updated on 18 October 2018.


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