Ronald Francis BUTLER

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BUTLER, Ronald Francis

Service Number: 426529
Enlisted: 18 July 1942, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 8 September 1923
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Accidental, Woodside, 7 October 1943, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bairnsdale Royal Australian Air Force Memorial, Sydney Memorial (Sydney War Cemetery) Rookwood
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 426529
18 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
18 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 426529
18 Jul 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 426529
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 426529

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Biography

1 OTU. Plane was Beaufort A9-409. Crashed about 1.5 miles from Woodside Beach in about 10 fathoms of water possibly due faulty maintenence and/or faultu manufacture

Rank - Sergeant

Son of Victor and Eileen Margaret Butler, of New Farm, Queensland