Robert Burns BOLTON


BOLTON, Robert Burns

Service Number: 10173
Enlisted: 22 April 1940
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Corowa, New South Wales, Australia, 16 July 1912
Home Town: Corowa, Corowa Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Accident, Chepstowe, Victoria, Australia, 20 February 1944, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Ballarat New Cemetery and Crematorium, Victoria
Plot A Row A Grave 8, Ballarat (New) General Cemetery, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Corowa War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal, SN 10173
22 Apr 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Corporal, SN 10173

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer William Alan Howard 42857 and Corporal Robert Burns Bolton 10173 of Number 1 Wireless & Gunnery School based at Ballarat were killed when Wackett Trainer A3-191 crashed near Chepstone, Victoria