BAILEY, RONALD SUMMERSON
|Service:||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Date of Birth:||23 April 1920|
|Place of Birth:||Merbein, Victoria, Australia|
|Date of Death:||28 March 1942 (Aged 21 years)|
|Units:||No. 75 Squadron, RAAF †|
No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
NAA: A9301, 401770
|29 March 1941||Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.|
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 1 Initial Training School, RAAF.
|24 May 1941||Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.|
|29 May 1941||Posted to No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|26 July 1941||Posted to No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Deniliquin.|
|19 September 1941||Awarded Flying Badge.|
|13 November 1941||Promoted to Sergeant.|
|14 November 1941||Posted to No. 1 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Ascot Vale.|
|8 December 1941||Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Bradfield Park.|
|19 January 1942||Posted to No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF, Nhill.|
|16 February 1942||Posted to Station Headquarters, Williamtown.|
|10 March 1942||Posted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF, Townsville.|
|28 March 1942 †||Kittyhawk A29-5: Aircraft shot down by Japanese aircraft over Port Moresby.|
|THIS PERSON HAS NO KNOWN GRAVE|
|Memorial:||PORT MORESBY MEMORIAL|
||5 feet 7¼ inches
World War 2 Nominal Roll
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, BAILEY RONALD SUMMERSON : Service Number - 401770 : Date of birth - 23 Apr 1920 : Place of birth - MERBEIN VIC : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - BAILEY IRENE, A9301, 401770.
Record updated on 4 May 2018.
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