Frank Harold APPLEDORE

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APPLEDORE, Frank Harold

Service Numbers: S305251, 416480
Enlisted: 23 June 1941, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: 6 Operational Training Unit (RAAF)
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 20 April 1920
Home Town: Burnside, Burnside City Council, South Australia
Schooling: Unley Central School
Occupation: Packer (McDonald & Co, Adelaide)
Died: Aircraft accident, St Georges Basin, New South Wales, 17 January 1944, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Nowra War Cemetery
Grave B. B. 3
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

1 Jan 1941: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S305251
19 May 1941: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Gunner, SN S305251, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
23 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 416480, Adelaide, South Australia
24 Jun 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, SN 416480
17 Jan 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 416480, 6 Operational Training Unit (RAAF)

Service

Frank Harold Appledore enlisted in the Australian Army and was discharge on the 19 May 1941, with a rank of Gunner.
He then enlisted in the Australian Air Force, until his death on 17th January 1944.
Five RAAF personal died during the training exercise off the south coast of NSW.

He married Ruby Ethel Terrell on 2rd August 1943 at Nhill.

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