Frederick Lester (Skipper) MERRILL DFC

MERRILL, Frederick Lester

Service Number: 416775
Enlisted: 11 September 1941, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: AIrcrew Holding Units (RAF)
Born: Port Augusta, South Australia, 21 April 1921
Home Town: Port Augusta, Port Augusta, South Australia
Schooling: Port Augusta Primary and High Schools
Occupation: Court Clerk
Died: Natural causes (heart attack), Largs Bay, South Australia, 4 August 1972, aged 51 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
RSL Wall 119 - Niche B008
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World War 2 Service

11 Sep 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN 416775, Adelaide, South Australia
12 Sep 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, SN 416775
15 Aug 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 416775, No. 463 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
15 Aug 1944: Honoured Distinguished Flying Cross
6 Dec 1945: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 416775, AIrcrew Holding Units (RAF), 16 Aircrew Holding Unit

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