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WILSON, LESLIE HAMILTON

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:139475
Rank:Leading Aircraftman
Date of Birth:23 September 1914
Place of Birth:Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia
Date of Death:19 December 1945 (Aged 31 years)
Units:No. 4 Operational Training Unit, RAAF

NAA: A9301, 139475


Pacific Star1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45

Timeline

25 January 1944Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 1st Class on Enlistment.
26 January 1944Posted to No. 1 Recruit Depot, RAAF.
10 April 1944Posted to No. 4 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
24 April 1944Posted to RAAF Station Richmond.
25 July 1944Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
18 January 1945Posted to No. 29 Medical Clearing Station, RAAF.
22 November 1945Posted to No. 30 Air Stores Park, RAAF.
19 December 1945Dakota A65-83: Aircraft missing between Ambon and Darwin.

Burial Details

THIS PERSON HAS NO KNOWN GRAVE
Memorial:AMBON MEMORIAL
Panel:Column 10.

Physical Description

Height: 5 feet 9½ inches 176.53 cm
Weight: 197 lbs 89.36 kg
Chest Measurement: 37 / 40 inches 93.98 / 101.60 cm
Complexion: Medium
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, WILSON LESLIE HAMILTON : Service Number - 139475 : Date of birth - 23 Sep 1914 : Place of birth - PORT MACQUARIE NSW : Place of enlistment - SYDNEY : Next of Kin - WILSON BETTY, A9301, 139475.

Record updated on 10 November 2017.


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