Eric Stuart LOCKWOOD

LOCKWOOD, Eric Stuart

Service Number: 141172
Enlisted: 7 September 1943
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: No. 6 Service Flying Training School Mallala
Born: Mount Gambier, SA, 1 February 1924
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Printer's Apprentice
Died: 20 December 1985, aged 61 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Carinya Gardens Cemetery, Mount Gambier, South Australia
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World War 2 Service

7 Sep 1943: Involvement 141172
7 Sep 1943: Enlisted Adelaide
7 Sep 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, 141172
20 May 1946: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, 141172, No. 6 Service Flying Training School Mallala

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Mr. Lockwood went into the Air Force in September 1943.  After being with the RAAF in Adelaide, Sydney and Werribee, Mr. Lockwood had 15 months in Darwin, and later came to Mallala.  During this time he was a fitter DMT. Mr. Lockwood was a printer's apprentice before enlistment, and returning this month, is now a printer and compositor.  He is residing in Sturt Street East with his parents, Mr and Mrs. A.E.A. Lockwood, Jnr.