Service Number: 426451
Enlisted: 22 June 1942
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 25 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Maryborough, Queensland, Australia , 7 March 1924
Home Town: Pialba, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Maryborough High School
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Aircraft Accident, Pearce, Western Australia , Pearce, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 28 March 1944, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Perth War Cemetery and Annex
Plot N. Row C. Gravesite 15., Perth War Cemetery and Annex, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

22 Jun 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN 426451
28 Mar 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 426451, No. 25 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Mervyn Lee BERTHELSEN was born in Maryborough, Queensland on 7th March, 1924

His parents were Christian Albert BERTHELSEN & Alice Beatrice WILSCHEFSKI

Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flight Sergeant George Owen Crichton 415893 and Sergeant Mervin Lee Berthelsen 426451 were killed when Vultee Vengeance A27-249 of 25SQN RAAF crashed near Pearce, Western Australia