Edgar George READING


READING, Edgar George

Service Number: 421463
Enlisted: 12 June 1923, 12 Jun 1923
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Operational Training Units (RAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 12 June 1923
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (plane crash), Wittering, England, 24 October 1943, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Ilford Cemetery, Ilford, England
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

12 Jun 1923: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 421463, No. 2 Initial Training School, 12 Jun 1923
24 Oct 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 421463, Operational Training Units (RAF), Empire Air Training Scheme

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 20 and his death was registered in the December quarter of 1943 in Peterborough as follows:

Deaths Dec 1943   Reading Edgar G 20 Peterbro' 5b 341

He was the son of Edgar S. Reading and Evelyn R. Reading, of Eastlakes, New South Wales, Australia.