Ernest Donald ARMIT

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ARMIT, Ernest Donald

Service Number: O22221
Enlisted: 5 December 1944
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Waverley, New South Wales, Australia, 29 July 1926
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Student
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 1 December 1951, aged 25 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Pilot Officer Armit's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cootamundra Korean War Memorial, Korean War Memorial (Ipswich, Qld), Lithgow War Memorial, Memorial Lane Murals (Gympie, Qld)
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World War 2 Service

5 Dec 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
5 Dec 1944: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman

Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN O22221, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

 

 

 

 Pilot Officer with 77 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force