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SCANLAN, WILLIAM LLEWELLYN

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:406736
Rank:Sergeant
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

AWM: P06464.001


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

Timeline

31 March 1941Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 5 Initial Training School, RAAF.
24 May 1941Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
26 June 1941Posted to No. 9 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF.
25 August 1941Posted to No. 4 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Geraldton.
13 November 1941Awarded Flying Badge.
8 January 1942Promoted to Sergeant.
15 February 1942Posted to No. 2 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF, Port Pirie.
8 May 1942Posted to No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF, West Sale.
21 May 1942Posted to Headquarters, North Eastern Area, Townsville.
17 December 1942 †B-26 40-1529: Aircraft failed to return from a bombing mission to Buna.

Burial Details

THIS PERSON HAS NO KNOWN GRAVE
Memorial:PORT MORESBY MEMORIAL
Panel:Panel 9.

Physical Description

Height: 5 feet 10¼ inches 178.44 cm
Weight: 148 lbs 67.13 kg
Chest Measurement: 34 / 36 inches 86.36 / 91.44 cm
Complexion: Medium
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Dark Brown

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

References

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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