Austin Frederick ROCHE

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ROCHE, Austin Frederick

Service Number: 5136
Enlisted: 6 November 1939
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia , 5 August 1917
Home Town: Balwyn, Boroondara, Victoria
Occupation: Student
Died: Flying Battle, Netherlands, 13 June 1944, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Olst (Duur) General Cemetery, Olst, Overijssel, Netherlands
Grave 24 Local Roll of Honour- Camberwell Victoria Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial

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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 5136
6 Nov 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 5136
6 Nov 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 5136
5 Sep 1940: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman
16 Mar 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 5136, No. 450 Squadron (RAAF)
1 May 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Corporal
7 Dec 1941: Transferred Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), No. 1 Initial Training School Somers, Re-mustered to aircrew
22 Jan 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant
28 Mar 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman
20 Jul 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 5136, Operational Training Units (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
22 Jul 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant
25 Feb 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 5136, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
8 Apr 1944: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)

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