Robert HARRISON MID

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HARRISON, Robert

Service Number: 410054
Enlisted: 8 November 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 100 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Ferryhill England U.K., 30 September 1918
Home Town: Korumburra, South Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Koromburra H. E. School, Victoria, Australia (1932-34)
Occupation: Salvation Army Officer
Died: Flying Battle, Gasmata New Britain Pacific Islands, New Britain, Pacific Islands, 5 September 1943, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Rabaul (Bita Paka) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Bita Paka War Cemetery, Bita Paka, Rabaul, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 410054
8 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 410054, No. 1 Initial Training School Somers
8 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 410054, No. 100 Squadron (RAAF)
6 Feb 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 410054, No. 100 Squadron (RAAF), New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns
1 May 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant
10 Mar 1944: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns, Posthumous award

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