Robert Burns DOUGLAS


DOUGLAS, Robert Burns

Service Numbers: V41425, 409389
Enlisted: 3 January 1939
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Operational Training Units (RAF)
Born: Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia, 1 February 1919
Home Town: Sale, Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Accident, Egypt, Middle East, 24 April 1943, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Moascar War Cemetery, Egypt
2 A 5, Moascar War Cemetery, North Egypt, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sale Cenotaph
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World War 2 Service

3 Jan 1939: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V41425
3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN 409389
14 Aug 1941: Discharged Private, SN V41425
15 Aug 1941: Enlisted SN 409389, Melbourne, Victoria
15 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 409389
24 Apr 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 409389, Operational Training Units (RAF), Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Sergeant Douglas 409389 of 73 Operational Training Unit RAF was killed when Tomahawk AH956 crashed in Egypt

Son of Malcolm Campbell Douglas and Grace Douglas, of Bairnsdale Victoria, Australia.