Vivian Clive ELY


ELY, Vivian Clive

Service Number: 426221
Enlisted: 23 May 1942
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 462 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Caboolture, Moreton Bay - Queensland, Australia, 22 July 1921
Home Town: Tewantin, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Night Bombing Raid, Anrater near Krefeld Germany, 24 February 1945, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Commemorated at the Runnymede AIr Services Memorial , Australian War Memorial, Tewantin Memorial
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Runnymede Air Forces Memorial, Tewantin War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

23 May 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 426221, Aircrew Training Units
9 Jul 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer
9 Jan 1944: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer
24 Feb 1945: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 426221, No. 462 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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