Service Number: 412391
Enlisted: 1 July 1941
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Bourke, New South Wales, 17 April 1918
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Flying Operation, Berlin, Germany, 4 September 1943, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Runnymede Air Forces Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN 412391
1 Jul 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN 412391
19 Jul 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 412391

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Biography contributed by Julianne Ryan

Born 19 April 1918, in Bourke, New South Wales.

Father William James Archibald Claude Spenser Carmichael and Mother Mary Elizabeth
Carmichael, of Bourke, New South Wales.

Wife: Mrs Mavis Gloria Carmichael, living at "Clivedon", 2 Rosslyn Street, Kingscross, NSW

19/7/1941    enlisted into RAAF, in Sydney, NSW

**service record needs to be ordered through National Archives of Australia **

Flight Lieutenant of RAAF 467 Squadron

His Wing Commander of No467 Squadron stated:
"The news has come as a great shock to both myself and the rest of the Squadron.
  Reginald was a capable and very popular officer.  His enthusiasm and efficiency were
  a great asset to us, and his oss along with the crew, will be felt very much indeed,
  and on my own behalf and that of the Squadron, I should like to extend to you our
  deepest sympathy, at this very sad time."

4/9/1943      killed in flying operations over Berlin, Germany

No known grave

His name is commemorated on Panel 187 at the Air Forces Memorial, Runnymede, Surrey, England.

His name is commemorated on Panel 110 at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT.

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  4/7/2016.  Lest we forget.