William Kevin HALSTEAD

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HALSTEAD, William Kevin

Service Number: 414349
Enlisted: 13 September 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Cairns Queensland , 4 June 1921
Home Town: Townsville, Townsville, Queensland
Schooling: Townsville Grammar School. (1934) Townsville High School (1937)
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Flying Battle, near Stainton Yorkshire United Kingdom, 16 December 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Cambridge City Cemetery, United Kingdom
Grave 13915, Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, City of Townsville WW2 HR, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Townsville Grammar School Roll of Honour, Townsville Grammar School War Service Honour Roll
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World War 2 Service

13 Sep 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 414349, No. 3 Initial Training School Sandgate
13 Sep 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 414349
6 Dec 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman
27 Apr 1942: Embarked Royal Australian Air Force, Embarked Sydney for Canada
25 Sep 1942: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, Air Navigator
25 Mar 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant
24 May 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 414349, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
16 Dec 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 414349, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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