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TREBILCOCK, COLIN ERIC

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:417678
Rank:Flight Sergeant
Date of Birth:20 September 1921
Place of Birth:Woodville, SA, Australia
Date of Death:29 January 1944 (Aged 22 years)
Units:No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF
No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School, RAAF
No. 10 Squadron, RAF
No. 19 Operational Training Unit, RAF
No. 1652 Conversion Unit, RAF

NAA: A9301, 417678


1939-45 Star
Air Crew Europe StarDefence Medal1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45

Timeline

20 June 1942Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 4 Initial Training School, RAAF.
10 October 1942Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
15 October 1942Posted to No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School, RAAF, Ballarat.
5 April 1943Posted to No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF, West Sale.
29 April 1943Promoted to Sergeant.
30 April 1943Posted to No. 4 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Mitcham.
18 May 1943Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Bradfield Park.
25 May 1943Embarked at Sydney.
7 July 1943Disembarked United Kingdom.
Posted to No. 11 Personnel Despatch and Reception Centre, RAF.
27 July 1943Posted to No. 19 Operational Training Unit, RAF.
6 October 1943Posted to No. 1652 Conversion Unit, RAF.
29 October 1943Promoted to Flight Sergeant.
14 December 1943Posted to No. 10 Squadron, RAF.

Burial Details

THIS PERSON HAS NO KNOWN GRAVE
Memorial:RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
Panel:Panel 262.

Physical Description

Height: 5 feet 8 inches 172.72 cm
Weight: 136 lbs 61.69 kg
Chest Measurement: 31 / 34 inches 78.74 / 86.36 cm
Complexion: Fair
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Brown

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, TREBILCOCK COLIN ERIC : Service Number - 417678 : Date of birth - 20 Sep 1921 : Place of birth - WOODVILLE SA : Place of enlistment - ADELAIDE : Next of Kin - SOMERVILLE E, A9301, 417678.

Record updated on 18 September 2017.


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