Stanley Charles AKERS MiD

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AKERS, Stanley Charles

Service Number: 400767
Enlisted: 8 November 1940, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 36 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Moonee Ponds, Victoria, 26 April 1917
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Accidental, Tadji, New Guinea, 3 May 1945, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery & Lae Memorial
Collective grave NN. A. 7-13.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

8 Nov 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 400767, Melbourne, Victoria
3 May 1945: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 400767, No. 36 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography

Son of Victor and Ruby Grace Akers, of North Essendon, Victoria.

Plane was Dakota VHCIG A65-39 of 36 Squadron

Qualified to fly: Tiger Moths, Oxford, Valentia, Hudson MK6, Lockheed 12A, Douglas DC2, Douglas DC3, Douglas C53, Douglas C47