John Leonard SURMAN


SURMAN, John Leonard

Service Number: O32537
Enlisted: 25 February 1948
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 12 May 1929
Home Town: Burwood, Burwood, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Technical College and South Australia's School of Mines
Occupation: Radio Engineering Cadet with Phillips
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 9 June 1952, aged 23 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Flight Lieutenant Surman's body was never recovered.
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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Non Warlike Service

25 Feb 1948: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
25 Feb 1948: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force

Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN O32537, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)

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