Noel Albert PARDON

PARDON, Noel Albert

Service Number: 419211
Enlisted: 17 July 1942
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 102 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Mildura, Victoria, Australia, 21 September 1923
Home Town: Camberwell, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: De La Salle College, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Student
Died: Flying Battle, North West Europe, 29 June 1944, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Marissel French National Cemetery, Beauvais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, 419211
17 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 419211, No. 102 Squadron (RAAF)

Noel Albert Pardon RAAF SN: 419211

Noel Albert Pardon was born in Mildura on the 21/9/1923 and enlisted in the RAAF on the 17/7/1942 at the age of 18 years.
After training in Canada, Noel was transferred to 102 Squadron RAF Bomber Command at Pocklington England. He was a wireless operator/air gunner flying in Halifax bombers on missions over Northwest Europe.
On the night of the 28/6/1944 Noel was killed during a flying battle near Beauvais while on a mission to bomb rail facilities at Blainville France. He was 20 years old.
Two other crewmen were killed while four crewmen became prisoners of war.

Noel is buried in the Marissel French National Cemetery.

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