Robert Terence Wolfenden ELCOATE

ELCOATE, Robert Terence Wolfenden

Service Number: 712
Enlisted: 5 February 1940
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 100 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Echuca, Victoria, Australia, 21 February 1918
Home Town: Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Hardware Salesman
Died: Aircraft accident, Dromana, Victoria, Australia, 12 July 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Brighton General Cemetery, Victoria
C. of E. Plot. Compt. ZF. Grave 611 (GRM/3),
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Greensborough RSL Sub Branch Memorial Wall
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, 712
5 Feb 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, No. 100 Squadron (RAAF)
5 Feb 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, 712, No. 100 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. G. Elcoate of Cloncurry, QLD


RAAF Beaufort aircraft A9-64 of Number 100 Squadron crashed at Arthur's Seat, near Dromana, Victoria - all crew killed:


Flying Officer Robert Terence Wolfenden Elcoate 712

Flight Sergeant James Robert Axon 405033

Sergeant Charles Martin Redgrave 405934

Sergeant Dudley Merten Wehl 404520


Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Robert Terence Wolfenden ELCOATE was born in Echuca, Victoria on 21st February, 1918

His parents were Robert Leslie Gough ELCOATE & Shirley Frances WOLFENDEN