Bruce Thomson GILLAN


GILLAN, Bruce Thomson

Service Number: O33625
Enlisted: 29 August 1949
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia , 18 November 1929
Home Town: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Schooling: Canberra High School, ACT, Australia
Occupation: Trainee Cinema Manager
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 27 January 1952, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Flying Officer Gillan's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action., United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
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
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Non Warlike Service

29 Aug 1949: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force

Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Flying Officer, SN O33625, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
9 Sep 1951: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN O33625

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