Herbert Frederick HEARLE

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HEARLE, Herbert Frederick

Service Number: 406758
Enlisted: 31 March 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 2 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Fremantle Perth Western Australia , 24 December 1920
Home Town: North Perth, Vincent, Western Australia
Schooling: Perth Modern School, Western Australia (1934-36)
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Prisoner of War, Timor, 8 May 1942, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Ambon War Cemetery, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
Special Memorial (3.B.1.) Northern Territory Memorial Adelaide River (Panel 9
Memorials: Adelaide River Northern Territory Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 406758
31 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 406758, 5 Initial Training School
13 Nov 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant
20 Dec 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 406758, No. 14 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SE Asia 1941-45
7 Mar 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 406758, No. 2 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SE Asia 1941-45
13 Apr 1942: Imprisoned Air War SE Asia 1941-45, Shot down and wounded near Koepang Dutch East Indies

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