Colin Edwin Abbott COCK DFC

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COCK, Colin Edwin Abbott

Service Number: 415510
Enlisted: 9 November 1941
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 455 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Northam Western Australia , 16 May 1918
Home Town: Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Audit Clerk
Died: Flying Battle, Netherlands, 25 September 1944, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery, Netherlands
Plot 29, Row B, Grave 3 Headstone Inscription "TO LIVE IN THE HEARTS OF THOSE WE LOVE IS NOT TO DIE" Local Roll of Honour- Maryland’s Western Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 415510
9 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 415510, 5 Initial Training School
9 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 415510, No. 455 Squadron (RAAF)
15 Apr 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer
9 Aug 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 415510, No. 455 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
27 Oct 1944: Honoured Distinguished Flying Cross, Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Edwin James and Leah COCK; husband of Molly Lois COCK, of North Perth, Western Australia.