Leonard Ancliff PEARCE

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PEARCE, Leonard Ancliff

Service Number: 401049
Enlisted: 8 December 1940
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 458 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Burnley Victoria Australia , 17 August 1909
Home Town: Malvern East, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: West Hawthorn Central State School (1920-23) Melbourne High School (1923-24)
Occupation: Assistant Inspector Lands Department
Died: Flying Battle, Sicily Italy, 23 June 1943, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery
Plot VII. Row B. Grave 7.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Warrant Officer, SN 401049
8 Dec 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 401049, No. 1 Initial Training School
22 Aug 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant
16 Oct 1941: Embarked Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 401049, Emb. Sydney
22 Feb 1942: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant
22 Feb 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer
3 Mar 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 401049, No. 458 Squadron (RAAF), Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre

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