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BUCKLEY, ROBERT ANDREW

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:118065
Rank:Leading Aircraftman
Date of Birth:15 August 1920
Place of Birth:Malvern, Victoria, Australia
Date of Death:22 October 1946 (Aged 26 years)
Units:No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF †

NAA: A9301, 118065


1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45

Timeline

4 September 1942Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 1st Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 5 Recruit Depot, RAAF.
13 September 1942Posted to No. 4 School of Technical Training, RAAF, Adelaide.
8 November 1942Posted to No. 1 Engineering School, RAAF, Ascot Vale.
15 April 1943Posted to No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Benalla.
25 August 1943Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
1 July 1944Promoted to Acting Corporal.
12 October 1944Reverted to Leading Aircraftman.
22 October 1946Died of illness at No. 6 RAAF Hospital.

Burial Details

Cemetery:SPRINGVALE WAR CEMETERY, MELBOURNE
Grave:2.P.A.3.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, BUCKLEY ROBERT ANDREW : Service Number - 118065 : Date of birth - 15 Aug 1920 : Place of birth - MALVERN VIC : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - BUCKLEY NANCY, A9301, 118065.

Record updated on 24 December 2017.


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