Thomas William COBURN

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COBURN, Thomas William

Service Number: 401767
Enlisted: 29 March 1941
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: Royal Australian Air Force
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia , 20 July 1920
Home Town: Ballarat, Central Highlands, Victoria
Schooling: Ballarat College and Technical Art School Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Architectural Draughtsman
Died: Flying Battle, Belgium, 8 September 1944, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerp, Belgium
Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

29 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 401767
29 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 401767
8 Sep 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 401767, Royal Australian Air Force

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Warrant Officer Thomas William Coburn 401767 was killed when Hawker Typhoon EK289 of 182 Squadron RAF crashed in central Belgium