Ronald Clifton COURTNEY

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COURTNEY, Ronald Clifton

Service Number: 55923
Enlisted: 15 May 1942, RAAF Number 1 Wireless Unit, Port Moresby
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: New Guinea Air Warning Wireless Company
Born: East Malvern, Victoria, Australia, 3 May 1924
Home Town: Malvern East, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Illness, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 22 December 1943, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2.P.A.6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 55923
15 May 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, New Guinea Air Warning Wireless Company, RAAF Number 1 Wireless Unit, Port Moresby

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Horace Clifton Courtney and Catherine Merne Courtney of East Malvern, Victoria

Evacuated from New Guinea to Number 6 RAAF Hospital in Heidelberg, Victoria due to illness