Donald Campbell ELLIS

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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: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 22 December 1950, aged 23 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Memorial only - 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, Korean War Memorial (Ipswich, Qld), Lithgow War Memorial, Memorial Lane Murals (Gympie, Qld)
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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, SN O21261, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF), RAAF Operations - Korea

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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