Alexander Elias KAN

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KAN, Alexander Elias

Service Numbers: V46185, 409716
Enlisted: 13 December 1938
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: London, England, 22 September 1919
Home Town: St Kilda East, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: South Melbourne Technical School (1932-34), Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Tobacco Worker
Died: Night Bombing raid - Berlin, Germany, 2 December 1943, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery
Plot 8. Row K. Grave 8. Local Roll of Honour- St. Kilda Victoria., Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Berlin, Germany
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Victorian Jewish War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

13 Dec 1938: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V46185
10 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 409716, Aircrew Training Units
10 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 409716
6 Dec 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, No. 3 Wireless Air Gunnery School Maryborough
25 Jun 1942: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant
24 Aug 1942: Embarked Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 409716, Emb. Sydney
25 Dec 1942: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant
2 Dec 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 409716, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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