Charles Frederick BROMLEY

BROMLEY, Charles Frederick

Service Number: 405391
Enlisted: 29 March 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 11 March 1922
Home Town: Richmond (Q), Richmond, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, New Britain, Pacific Islands, 20 January 1942, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Rabaul (Bita Paka) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Narromine Aviation Museum Memorial Wall, Townsville Grammar School Roll of Honour, Townsville Grammar School War Service Honour Roll
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, 405391
29 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 405391

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Sergeant Charles Frederick Bromley 405391 and Sergeant Richard Walsh 5803 were killed when Wirraway A20-303 was shot down by Japanese Zero aircraft near Rabaul, New Guinea

Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Sergeant Pilot Charles Frederick Bromley 405391 of the RAAF No.24 Squadron who was killed in a flying battle at Rabaul on 20 January 1942 has his name on the new Memorial Wall at the Narromine Aviation Museum. He did his early WW2 pilot training at the RAAF No.5 Elementary Flying Training School at Narromine.