Donald Crosbie BARBOUR


BARBOUR, Donald Crosbie

Service Number: 424135
Enlisted: 15 August 1942, Sydney
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Royal Air Force
Born: Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia, 6 October 1922
Home Town: Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Junior Mechanic
Died: Accidental (Ground Accident), Cayton Park Auxiliary Hospital, Wargrave, Berkshire, England, 30 November 1943, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Reading Cemetery
Block 10, Grave 16026
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

15 Aug 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN 424135, Sydney
30 Nov 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 424135, Royal Air Force

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Donald Crosbie BARBOUR was born in Kogarah, Sydney on 6th October, 1922

His parents were Albert Victor BARBOUR & Edith May BLACK who married in 1917 (registered in Forbes, NSW)

He enlisted in Sydney on 15th August, 1942

Donald died on 30th November, 1943 in the Cayton Park Auxiliary Hospital in Berkshire, England

His last rank was Flight Sergeant and he was serving at the time with the 11 Operation Training Unit of the RAF