Robert Joseph HARVEY


HARVEY, Robert Joseph

Service Number: 430169
Enlisted: 1 January 1943
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 1 Service Flying Training School
Born: Preston, Victoria, Australia, 13 November 1924
Home Town: Camberwell, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Ballan, Victoria, Australia, 3 February 1944, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 430169
1 Jan 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, 1 Service Flying Training School

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of James Thomas Harvey and Minnie Palfrey Harvey of Camberwell, Victoria


RAAF Oxford training aircraft X6805 of Number 1 Service Flying Training School crashed south of Ballan, Victoria killing all of the crew:

Sergeant Robert James Harvey 430169

Sergeant Leslie Raymond Haddon 437342

Sergeant Robert Hendry Hooker 434577