Donald Campbell ELLIS

ELLIS, Donald Campbell

Service Number: O21261
Enlisted: 11 August 1947
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 13 April 1927
Home Town: Quirindi, Liverpool Plains, New South Wales
Schooling: Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School
Occupation: Wool Classer
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 22 December 1950, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Busan Metropolitan City, South Korea, Wall No: 1 Pilot Officer Ellis' 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, Gympie Memorial Lane Murals, Ipswich Korean War Memorial, Korea United Nations Memorial Cemetery Wall of Remembrance, Lithgow War Memorial, Norfolk Island Korean War Memorial, Wagga Wagga Korean Memorial
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Korean War Service

11 Aug 1947: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
27 Jun 1950: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, O21261, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF), RAAF Operations - Korea
27 Jun 1950: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, O21261

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer Donald Campbell Ellis O21261 of 77 Squadron was the pilot of Mustang A68-804 which was reported missing on an operational sortie over Korea