John James BALES

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BALES, John James

Service Number: 426488
Enlisted: 18 February 1942
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Operational Training Units (RAF)
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 29 July 1923
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Accident, Egypt, Middle East, 7 August 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt
Fayid War Cemetery, Fayid, North Egypt, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, City of Townsville WW2 HR
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 426488
18 Feb 1942: Enlisted
17 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
17 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 426488
7 Aug 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 426488, Operational Training Units (RAF), Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flight Sergeant Bales 426488 of 73 Operational Training Unit RAF was killed when Kittyhawk ET962 crashed in Egypt