Arnold Erol CROSSLEY

CROSSLEY, Arnold Erol

Service Number: 404633
Enlisted: 11 October 1940, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 455 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Childers, Queensland, Australia, 21 May 1917
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Rockhampton Technical College, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Hotel Porter, Criterion Hotel, Rockhampton
Died: Flying Battle, Norway, 11 December 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Runnymede (Air Forces) Memorial, Surrey, England -Panel 112,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Runnymede Air Forces Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 Oct 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), 404633, Aircrew Training Units, Enlisted at Brisbane

World War 2 Service

11 Oct 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 404633
11 Dec 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 404633, No. 455 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45, Killed in Action Norway

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Reginald Frederick and Pearl Emily Crossley of Ashgrove, QLD

Plane was Hampsen 1 Torpedo P2078 while on air operations over Norway