Francis Richard DRAKE-BROCKMAN

DRAKE-BROCKMAN, Francis Richard

Service Number: 427451
Enlisted: 14 July 1942
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 2 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 4 October 1923
Home Town: Crawley, Western Australia
Schooling: Christchurch Grammar 1935-1939 Perth Technical College 1941-1942
Occupation: Student
Died: Flying Battle, Arafura Sea, Arafura Sea, Netherlands East Indies, 16 October 1943, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Ambon Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, No 2 Squadron RAAF Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

14 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), 427451, No. 4 Initial Training School Victor Harbor
14 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 427451
8 Oct 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 427451, No. 2 Squadron (RAAF), Australia's Northern Periphery

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Biography contributed

Francis Richard DRAKE-BROCKMAN was born in Perth, Western Australia on 4th October, 1923

His parents were Howden DRAKE-BROCKMAN & Alice GRIFFITH who married in Perth, WA on 25th October, 1919