SIMS, LLOYD JOSEPH
|Service:||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Date of Birth:||30 October 1920|
|Place of Birth:||Atherton, Queensland, Australia|
|Date of Death:||4 June 1945 (Aged 24 years)|
|Units:||No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF †|
No. 3 Wireless Air Gunners School, RAAF
No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF
NAA: A9301, 434749
|22 January 1943||Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.|
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 6 Recruit Depot, RAAF.
|5 March 1943||Posted to No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, Amberley.|
|27 March 1943||Posted to No. 3 Initial Training School, RAAF, Kingaroy.|
|17 July 1943||Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.|
|20 July 1943||Posted to No. 3 Wireless Air Gunners School, RAAF.|
|12 May 1944||Posted to the Air Gunnery School, RAAF, West Sale.|
|9 June 1944||Promoted to Sergeant.|
|1 July 1944||Posted to No. 1 Personnel Depot, RAAF.|
|30 September 1944||Posted to No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|9 December 1944||Promoted to Flight Sergeant.|
|4 June 1945 †||Beaufort A9-228: Aircraft crashed on Mount Tawonga near Eskdale, Victoria.|
|Cemetery:||SALE WAR CEMETERY|
|Grave:||Plot B. Row D. Grave 6.|
||5 feet 4½ inches
||32 / 35 inches
||81.28 / 88.90 cm
World War 2 Nominal Roll
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, SIMS LLOYD JOSEPH : Service Number - 434749 : Date of birth - 30 Oct 1920 : Place of birth - ATHERTON QLD : Place of enlistment - BRISBANE : Next of Kin - SIMS DULCIE, A9301, 434749.
Record updated on 20 October 2018.
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