SCANLAN, WILLIAM LLEWELLYN
|Service:||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Date of Birth:||1 May 1917|
|Place of Birth:||Perth, WA, Australia|
|Date of Death:||17 December 1942 (Aged 25 years)|
|Units:||No. 9 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF|
No. 4 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 2 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF
No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF
|31 March 1941||Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.|
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 5 Initial Training School, RAAF.
|24 May 1941||Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.|
|26 June 1941||Posted to No. 9 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|25 August 1941||Posted to No. 4 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Geraldton.|
|13 November 1941||Awarded Flying Badge.|
|8 January 1942||Promoted to Sergeant.|
|15 February 1942||Posted to No. 2 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF, Port Pirie.|
|8 May 1942||Posted to No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF, West Sale.|
|21 May 1942||Posted to Headquarters, North Eastern Area, Townsville.|
|17 December 1942 †||B-26 40-1529: Aircraft failed to return from a bombing mission to Buna.|
|THIS PERSON HAS NO KNOWN GRAVE|
|Memorial:||PORT MORESBY MEMORIAL|
||5 feet 10¼ inches
||34 / 36 inches
||86.36 / 91.44 cm
World War 2 Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, SCANLAN WILLIAM LLEWELLYN : Service Number - 406736 : Date of birth - 01 May 1917 : Place of birth - PERTH WA : Place of enlistment - PERTH WA : Next of Kin - SCANLAN MICHAEL, A9301, 406736.
Record updated on 31 May 2018.
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