Eric Alfred BIRRELL


BIRRELL, Eric Alfred

Service Number: 416923
Enlisted: 8 November 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia, 6 March 1923
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Germany, 15 March 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Mount Gambier War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

8 Nov 1941: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 416923
8 Nov 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
8 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 416923
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Heather Ernszt

Eric Alfred BIRRELL was the son of James BIRRELL and Emilie Minner MULLER, born on the 6th March 1923 in Mount Gambier.

James and Emilie were married in November 1912. Eric was the sixth of 9 children born to the couple.

Two of Eric's brothers also enlisted and thankfully returned home.

Edwin James 1914 SX37397

Ray Muller 1925 S114917