Kenneth Cupples BERULDSEN MID

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BERULDSEN, Kenneth Cupples

Service Number: 410034
Enlisted: 8 November 1941, Melbourne
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 235 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland, 10 March 1922
Home Town: St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Mentone Grammar School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Flying Battle, Norway, 16 December 1944, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Sola Churchyard, Rogaland, Norway
British Plot B 9
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN 410034
8 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN 410034, Melbourne
16 Dec 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 410034, No. 235 Squadron (RAF)
4 Jan 1945: Honoured Mention in Dispatches

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Kenneth Cupples BERULDSEN was born in Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland on 10th March, 1922

His parents were Einar Bjorn BERULDSEN & Helen Yeats CUPPLES

The family arrived in Australia in 1923

He enlisted in Melbourne on 8th November, 1941 with the Royal Australian Air Force as Air Crew and was promoted to Flight Lieutenant

He died in a Flying Battle in Norway in a De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk VI on 16th December, 1944 and is buried in the Sola Churchyard in Rogaland, Norway which was his Father birthplace- at the time he was a Pilot with the 235 Squadron of the RAF - last posting Castle Achdale

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His brother James Douglas BERULDSEN (V195349) & (V115417) served in the Australian Army during WW2 and was discharged on 16th October, 1945

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