Wallace Hugh SAMS

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SAMS, Wallace Hugh

Service Number: 402612
Enlisted: 16 September 1940
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Bombala New South Wales Australia , 10 August 1917
Home Town: Five Dock, Canada Bay, New South Wales
Schooling: Katoomba Intermediate High School (1933-36) Orange High School (1936-37) New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Fitters Assistant
Died: Flying Battle, Belgium, 1 June 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Charleroi Communal Cemetery
Coll. Grave Row V. Grave 14-19 Local Roll of Honour- Orange New South Wales Australia , Charleroi Communal Cemetery, Charleroi, Wallonie, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Orange Cenotaph, Orange WW2 Supreme Sacrifice Honour Board
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 402612
16 Sep 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 402612, No. 2 Initial Training School Bradfield Park
16 Sep 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 402612
13 Oct 1940: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman
31 Oct 1940: Embarked Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 402612, Embarked Sydney for Canada
23 Jun 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant
16 Dec 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 402612, Operational Training Units (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
20 May 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 402612, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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