Neil Stewart GILL

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GILL, Neil Stewart

Service Number: 408123
Enlisted: 6 December 1940
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 36 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, 27 January 1916
Home Town: Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Malaya, 26 January 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Singapore Memorial, Singapore
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Singapore Memorial Kranji War Cemetery
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 408123
6 Dec 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 408123, No. 36 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Fairey Albacore T0135 of 36 Squadron RAF was shot down near Telok Sari, Malaya with all crew killed:

Sergeant Neil Stewart Gill 408123 RAAF

Sergeant John Hartley Henderson 400860 RAAF

Sergeant Andrew Martin Hearn Fleming 40965 RNZAF

Their bodies were not recovered and they are commemorated on the Singapore Memorial