Burk SALTER

SALTER, Burk

Service Number: 416193
Enlisted: 31 March 1941, Adelaide
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 12 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, 14 June 1919
Home Town: Blanchetown, Mid Murray, South Australia
Schooling: Willow Bank, Woods Flat South Australia & Woodville High School South Australia
Occupation: Lorry Driver
Died: Blanchetown, Mid Murray - South Australia, 31 July 1991, aged 72 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Blanchetown District of Blanchetown WW2 Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

31 Mar 1941: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN 416193, No. 12 Squadron (RAAF)
31 Mar 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
31 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 416193, Posted to No. 5 Recruit Training Centre
26 Apr 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School
1 May 1941: Transferred Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School
13 Nov 1941: Transferred Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, No. 2 Bombing and Air Gunnery School / No. 3 Air Observers School
13 Nov 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, No. 2 Bombing and Air Gunnery School / No. 3 Air Observers School
25 Dec 1941: Transferred Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School
11 Aug 1942: Transferred Sergeant, No. 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF) Nhill, Bairnsdale, East Sale
19 Oct 1942: Transferred Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, No. 7 Squadron (RAAF)
1 Apr 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, No. 7 Squadron (RAAF)
1 Jul 1943: Transferred Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, 1 Reserve Personnel Pool (RAAF - Garbutt)
30 Aug 1943: Transferred Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, No. 7 Squadron (RAAF)
10 Jan 1944: Transferred Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School
15 Feb 1944: Transferred Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, No. 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF) Nhill, Bairnsdale, East Sale
7 Apr 1944: Transferred Flight Sergeant, No. 7 Operational Training Unit RAAF Tocumwal, 7 Operation Training Unit Staff
1 Oct 1944: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, No. 7 Operational Training Unit RAAF Tocumwal
31 Jan 1945: Transferred Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, No. 12 Squadron (RAAF)
26 Sep 1945: Discharged

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Burk SALTER was born in Broken Hill, New South Wales on 14th June, 1919

His parents were Frank SALTER & Olga WILSON who married in Broken Hill in 1913