Kevin Joseph AHERN


AHERN, Kevin Joseph

Service Number: 401754
Enlisted: 29 March 1941, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 2 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 8 August 1920
Home Town: Caulfield, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), Saumalak, Dutch East Indies, 14 September 1942, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Ambon Memorial, Maluku, Indonesia
No known grave - Panel 8
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Labuan Memorial, Labuan Federal Territory, Malaysia
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World War 2 Service

29 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 401754, Melbourne, Victoria
14 Sep 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 401754, No. 2 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SE Asia 1941-45

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James and Mary Ahern; husband of Olive Jean Ahern of East St. Kilda, Victoria

Plane was a Hudson A16-172 lost near Saumalak