George Robert COPE

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COPE, George Robert

Service Number: 411680
Enlisted: 24 May 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Sydney New South Wales , 10 July 1919
Home Town: Maroubra, Randwick, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Technical High School- Marconi School of Wireless
Occupation: Public Address Operator
Died: Flying Battle, Netherlands, 15 June 1943, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Netherlands
Plot 7. Row H. Grave 5.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

24 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 411680, Aircrew Training Units
25 May 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 411680, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
15 Jun 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 411680, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of George Eugene and Ruby Elizabeth Cope; husband of Zena Garland Cope, of Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia.