Robert Alexander BARTSCH

BARTSCH, Robert Alexander

Service Numbers: 406284, W29789
Enlisted: 30 July 1940
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Boulder, Western Australia, Australia, 1 June 1917
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Middle East, 25 November 1941, aged 24 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
Coll. grave XX1V, Row C, Grave 9 Headstone inscription reads: His duty nobly done, El Alamein War Cemetery, El Alamein, Marsa Matruh, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, 406284
30 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, W29789
7 Oct 1940: Enlisted Sergeant, 406284, Perth, Western Australia
7 Oct 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 406284

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Herrmann Alexander Bartsch and Gladys Bartsch of Maylands, WA


Plane was Wellington T 2551