Murray Charles ELLIS

ELLIS, Murray Charles

Service Number: 407360
Enlisted: 14 September 1940
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 1 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Tanunda, South Australia, Australia, 20 January 1917
Home Town: Tanunda, Barossa, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Horn Island, off Cape York, North Queensland Australia, , Horn Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, 4 July 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lae Memorial, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lae Memorial, Tanunda War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, 407360
14 Sep 1940: Involvement Sergeant, 407360
14 Sep 1940: Enlisted Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
14 Sep 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 407360
14 Sep 1940: Enlisted Adelaide
15 Sep 1940: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, 407360, Enlistment/Embarkation WW2
4 Jul 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 407360, No. 1 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SW Pacific 1941-45

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Photograph: Tanunda RSL.

Please note: The details that came with the photograph are wrong. Date of death was actually 4 July 1942 not 23 October 1943.