Keith Ian HAILEY

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HAILEY, Keith Ian

Service Numbers: V73284, 419467
Enlisted: 17 January 1941, Kew, Victoria
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: South Melbourne, Victoria, 9 December 1920
Home Town: Kew, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Electricity Commission clerk
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), The Netherlands, 22 May 1944, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Netherlands
Plot VIII, Row E, Grave No 5
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

17 Jan 1941: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN V73284, Kew, Victoria
18 Jan 1941: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN V73284
13 Aug 1942: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Signalman, SN V73284, 3 Corps Signals
14 Aug 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 419467, Melbourne, Victoria
22 May 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 419467, No. 467 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Gian Hailey

Keith Ian HAILEY first joined the Australian Army (V73284) and was attached to SIGNALS 3 Corps.

He was discharged on 13 Aug 1942 and joined the RAAF the following day.