Thomas Alwyn ROBERTS

ROBERTS, Thomas Alwyn

Service Number: 416905
Enlisted: 11 October 1941, Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 37 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 30 November 1912
Home Town: Kilkenny, Charles Sturt, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Pay master Pope Products
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World War 2 Service

11 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 416905, Aircrew Training Units, Adelaide, SA
22 Oct 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 416905, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
17 Sep 1942: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, Aircrew Training Units
17 Mar 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, 21 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
14 Nov 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 416905, No. 37 Squadron (RAF), Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre
28 Jan 1944: Imprisoned Prisoners of War, Thomas ROBERTS was reported missing on the 28th of January 1944 after bailing out of his Wellington aircraft over Italy. 37 Squadron had been tasked to attack marshalling yards at Foligno, but were heavily engaged by the Luftwaffe. ROBERTS survived the war, and was discharged on the 19th of November, 1945.
19 Nov 1945: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 416905, No. 37 Squadron (RAF)

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