James Arthur Samuel (Art) RAINSFORD

RAINSFORD, James Arthur Samuel

Service Numbers: SX22910, S40438, 442309
Enlisted: 24 June 1942
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 71 RAAF Base (Amberley)
Born: Wallaroo, South Australia, 24 May 1922
Home Town: Wallaroo Mines, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
Occupation: Welder
Died: Natural causes (cancer/heart attack), Adelaide, South Australia, 8 July 1989, aged 67 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Kadina Memorial High School WW2 Honour Roll, Wallaroo Lloyd Memorial 'Welsh' Congregational Church Honour Board
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World War 2 Service

24 Jun 1942: Involvement Private, SN S40438, 10th (SA) Battalion VDC
24 Jun 1942: Involvement Private, SN SX22910, 10th (SA) Battalion VDC
24 Jun 1942: Enlisted Unanderra, NSW
24 Jun 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX22910
6 Jun 1943: Discharged
7 Jun 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 442309
7 Jun 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN 442309, Adelaide, South Australia
8 Jun 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, SN 442309
27 Feb 1946: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 442309, No. 71 RAAF Base (Amberley)
Date unknown: Involvement

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