Kenneth Tudor Rodwell LUCAS

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LUCAS, Kenneth Tudor Rodwell

Service Number: 411503
Enlisted: 24 May 1941, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 37 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Nyngan, New South Wales, 1 March 1919
Home Town: Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Warialda Public School, Junior Technical School Maitland, East Maitland High School & Hawkesbury Agricultural College
Occupation: Dairy product (tester and grader)
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), Mediterranean Sea, 10 July 1943, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lost at Sea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Malta Memorial, Floriana
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World War 2 Service

24 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 411503, Sydney, New South Wales
17 Jul 1941: Embarked Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 411503, From Sydney
10 Jul 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 411503, No. 37 Squadron (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography

Kenneth Tudor Rodwell LUCAS was born on 1st March, 1919 in Nyngan, NSW

His parents were Edgar Arthur LUCAS and Mary Evelyn HUMPHRIES

He enlisted on 24th May 1941 with the Royal Australian Air Force - Service No. 411503

Kenneth died in a Flying Battle on 10th July, 1943 over the Mediterranean sea - he is listed on the Australian War Memorial and also the Malta Memorial, Panel 11, column 2 - He was then a Flight Sergeant with the 37 Squadron (RAF)