Eric George (Boots) BAMKIN

BAMKIN, Eric George

Service Number: 406387
Enlisted: 9 December 1940
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 454 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: North Fremantle Western Australia , 8 February 1921
Home Town: Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia
Schooling: Fremantle Boys School 1934-36, Perth Modern School 1937 Western Australia
Occupation: Civil Servant, Public Works Department
Died: Aircraft Accident, Gambut 3 Aerodrome, Kambut, Libya, Middle East, 8 June 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Tobruk War Cemetery, Tobruk, Libya
2. A. 8. Local Roll of Honour- Maylands Western Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, East Perth Department of the Minister for Mines Roll of Honour, Subiaco Perth Modern School WW2 Honour Board
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, 406387
9 Dec 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), 406387, No. 5 Initial Training School Pearce
9 Dec 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, 406387
14 Oct 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, 406387, Operational Training Units (RAF), Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre, No. 70 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
4 Jul 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, 406387, No. 454 Squadron (RAAF), Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre

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