Albert William HOWARD

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HOWARD, Albert William

Service Number: 405273
Enlisted: 2 March 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, 9 September 1912
Home Town: Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Thornburgh College (1926-28) Teachers Training College (1929-31), Queensland, Australia
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Flying Battle, Mine laying operations at sea (off France), 4 August 1942, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bundaberg Civic Centre Memorial Portico, Proserpine War Memorial, Runnymede Air Forces Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 405273
2 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 405273, 3 Initial Training School
26 Apr 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman
17 Oct 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant
17 Jul 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 405273, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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