Francis William RUSH

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RUSH, Francis William

Service Number: 30245
Enlisted: 13 May 1940, Location: Hobart, Tas, Australia
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 7 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 28 July 1920
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Flying Battle, Netherlands, 16 December 1943, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Oterleek (Stompetoren) Churchyard, Netherlands
(CWGC) Official Commemoration - Grave Location: Grave 6. INSCRIPTION HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR THOSE HE LOVED. EVER REMEMBERED Note: Flying Officer: Francis William RUSH, is buried with five other casualties from No. 7, Squadron; (2) RAAF, Australian casualties; (3) RAF, English Casualties; at Stompetoren Churchyard. , Stompetoren Churchyard, Stompetoren, Noord Holland, Netherlands
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 30245, No. 7 Squadron (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
13 May 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 30245, No. 7 Squadron (RAF), Location: Hobart, Tas, Australia
13 May 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 30245

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of Francis John Alfred RUSH & Myrtle Elsie Adelaide (nee-TURNER) RUSH.

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 23 and his parents lived at Battery Point, Tasmania, Australia.

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HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR THOSE HE LOVED. EVER REMEMBERED