Ian Aubrey BAINES

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BAINES, Ian Aubrey

Service Number: 400667
Enlisted: 12 October 1940, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Boort, Victoria, Australia, 18 August 1918
Home Town: Boort, Loddon, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocers Assistant
Died: Flying Battle, Middle East, 3 August 1942, aged 23 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
Column 265 No known grave Roll of Honour Boort
Memorials: Alamein Memorial (El Alamein), Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 400667
12 Oct 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
12 Oct 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 400667
12 Oct 1940: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 400667
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 400667

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Biography

Sea Rescue Flight. Plane was Wellingtn F Z 8778. Crashed in the Western Desert, Middle East while searching for another crashed aircraft

Rank - Flight Sergeant

Son of John and Mary Phoebe Baines, of Boort, Victoria, Australia