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ANDERSON, THOMAS ROBERT BOWDEN

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:409081
Rank:Flight Lieutenant
Date of Birth:10 July 1920
Place of Birth:Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
Date of Death:10 June 1944 (Aged 23 years)
Units:No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 65 Squadron, RAF †
No. 231 Squadron, RAF
No. 41 Operational Training Unit, RAF
No. 57 Operational Training Unit, RAF

NAA: A9300, ANDERSON T R B

Timeline

19 July 1941Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 1 Initial Training School, RAAF.
13 September 1941Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
18 September 1941Posted to No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Benalla.
15 November 1941Posted to No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Deniliquin.
2 April 1942Promoted to Pilot Officer.
18 April 1942Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF.
16 May 1942Embarked at Sydney.
14 August 1942Disembarked United Kingdom.
29 August 1942Posted to No. 5 Advanced Flying Unit, RAF.
22 September 1942Posted to No. 57 Operational Training Unit, RAF.
2 October 1942Promoted to Flying Officer.
18 November 1942Posted to Aircrew Reselection Wing, RAF.
8 December 1942Posted to No. 41 Operational Training Unit, RAF.
23 June 1943Posted to No. 231 Squadron, RAF.
28 January 1944Posted to No. 65 Squadron, RAF.
2 April 1944Promoted to Temporary Flight Lieutenant.

Burial Details

Cemetery:RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Grave:V. F. 15.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, ANDERSON THOMAS ROBERT BOWDEN : Service Number - 409081 : Date of birth - 10 Jul 1920 : Place of birth - WARRNAMBOOL VIC : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - ANDERSON J, A9300, ANDERSON T R B.

Record updated on 8 October 2017.


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