Leonard George (Len) PEAKE

PEAKE, Leonard George

Service Number: 416453
Enlisted: 23 June 1941
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 7 Operational Training Unit RAAF Tocumwal
Born: Penola, South Australia, 30 December 1914
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Adelaide High School, South Australia
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Natural causes, Adelaide, South Australia, 14 August 1990, aged 75 years
Cemetery: Penola (New) Cemetery
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World War 2 Service

23 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN 416453, Adelaide, South Australia
23 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 416453
24 Jun 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, SN 416453
11 Oct 1945: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 416453, No. 7 Operational Training Unit RAAF Tocumwal

Operational History

Enlisted 23 June 1941
4 Initial Training School, Victor Harbor
1 Wireless/Air Gunner's School, Ballarat
2 Bomber/Air Gunner's School, Port Pirie
4 Embarkation Depot, North Adelaide
2 Embarkation Depot, Bradfield Park
Troop Ship SS Ceramic to England, via Panama Canal & USA
11 Personnel Dispatch Reception Centre, Bournemouth, England
6 Air Gunner's School, Stormy Downs
464 Squadron, Feltwell & Scunthorpe
148 Flight, Gunnery, West Rayneham
98 Squadron, Dunsfold
3 Air Gunner's School, Castle Kennedy, Scotland
9 (o) Air Flying Unit, Penrhos
Air Crew Officer School, Hereford
Aircrew Re-allocation Centre, Brackla
11 Personnel Dispatch Reception Centre, Brighton
SS Empress of Scotland to Australia
2 Personnel Depot, Bradfield Park
4 Personnel Depot, Adelaide
1 Air Gunner's School, West Sale
Air Crew School, Watsonia
7 Operational Training Unit, Tucumwal
4 Personnel Depot, Adelaide
11 Oct 1945 Discharge with rank of Flight Lieutenant

For Diary, 'War Time Diary of Leonard George Peake, 416453 RAAF (including operations with 464 and 98 Squadrons) 14 May 1942 to 5 Oct 1945', is at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

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