Ian Duncan WESTON

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WESTON, Ian Duncan

Service Number: 284999
Enlisted: 30 March 1942
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 6 Service Flying Training School Mallala
Born: Rose Park, South Australia, 16 May 1916
Home Town: Karoonda, Karoonda East Murray, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bank Officer
Died: Flying Accident, Tarlee, South Australia, Tarlee, South Australia, Australia, 23 September 1943, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Mallala (Feltwell) War Cemetery, S.A.
Mallala War Cemetery, Mallala, South Australia, Australia
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Jamestown Methodist Church WW2 Roll of Honour, Jamestown and District WW2 Honour Roll, Naracoorte War Memorial, Tarlee Avro Anson W2095 Air Crash Site, Yorketown Kadina Union Bank WW2 Roll of Honor
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World War 2 Service

30 Mar 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN 284999, Melbourne, Victoria
30 Mar 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 284999
31 Mar 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, SN 284999, No. 6 Service Flying Training School Mallala
23 Sep 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 284999, No. 6 Service Flying Training School Mallala, Empire Air Training Scheme

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Biography

"Private Casualty Advices

Mrs. Ian Weston, of Karoonda, has been notified that her husband. F.O. Ian Duncan Weston, 27, navigational instructor, RAAF. lost his life as the result of an aircraft accident on the night of September 23. PO Western was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Weston, of Bairnsdale, Vic. and he leaves a widow and a baby son. Before enlistment he was on the staff of the Union Bank at Naracoorte and Jamestown, and at Bairnsdale, Victoria. He was a Scoutmaster at Naracoorte." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 29 Sep 1943 (nla.gov.au)

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