Robert Burns DOUGLAS

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DOUGLAS, Robert Burns

Service Numbers: 409389, V41425
Enlisted: 15 August 1941, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 73 Operational Training Unit
Born: Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia, 1 February 1919
Home Town: Sale, Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Accident, Egypt, 24 April 1943, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Moascar War Cemetery, Egypt
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Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN 409389
14 Aug 1941: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN V41425
15 Aug 1941: Enlisted SN 409389, Melbourne, Victoria
24 Apr 1943: Involvement Sergeant, SN 409389, 73 Operational Training Unit, 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.