INKSTER, GEORGE FREDERICK
|Service:||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Date of Birth:||3 October 1915|
|Place of Birth:||Leichhardt, NSW, Australia|
|Date of Death:||11 August 1942 (Aged 26 years)|
|Decorations:||Mentioned in Despatches|
|Units:||No. 76 Squadron, RAAF †|
No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 64 Squadron, RAF
No. 57 Operational Training Unit, RAF
No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RCAF
|22 July 1940||Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.|
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 2 Initial Training School, RAAF, Bradfield Park.
|16 September 1940||Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.|
|19 September 1940||Posted to No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Mascot.|
|14 November 1940||Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Bradfield Park.|
|29 November 1940||Embarked at Sydney.|
|23 December 1940||Disembarked at Canada.|
Posted to No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RCAF, Camp Borden.
|16 March 1941||Awarded Flying Badge.|
|17 March 1941||Promoted to Sergeant.|
|6 April 1941||Embarked at Canada.|
|20 April 1941||Disembarked United Kingdom.|
Posted to No. 3 Personnel Reception Centre, RAF.
|26 April 1941||Posted to No. 57 Operational Training Unit, RAF.|
|9 June 1941||Posted to No. 64 Squadron, RAF.|
|14 May 1942||Disembarked at Melbourne.|
Posted to No. 1 Embarkation Depot, RAAF.
|1 June 1942||Promoted to Flight Sergeant.|
|11 June 1942||Posted to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.|
|20 July 1942||Posted to No. 12 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, attached to No. 76 Squadron, RAAF.|
|11 August 1942 †||Kittyhawk A29-36: Aircraft appeared to attempt a forced landing at Fall River, Milne Bay, after intercepting Japanese aircraft, and was seen to burst into flames at approximately 300 feet.|
|Cemetery:||PORT MORESBY (BOMANA) WAR CEMETERY|
|Grave:||A2. A. 24.|
||5 feet 6½ inches
World War 2 Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, INKSTER GEORGE FREDERICK : Service Number - 402292 : Date of birth - 03 Oct 1915 : Place of birth - LEICHHARDT NSW : Place of enlistment - SYDNEY : Next of Kin - INKSTER ARTHUR, A9301, 402292.
Record updated on 6 May 2018.
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