Ernest Allan (Allan) SHACKELL


SHACKELL, Ernest Allan

Service Number: 270755
Enlisted: 5 February 1940
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 1 Air Observers School Cootamundra
Born: Nambour, Queensland, Australia, 25 June 1914
Home Town: Eumundi, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Nambour, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Flying Accident, Ballina, New South Wales, Australia, 22 May 1944, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Evans Head War Cemetery, NSW
Plot B Row D Grave 4, Evans Head War Cemetery, Evans Head, New South Wales, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Knockrow RAAF Memorial
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World War 2 Service

5 Feb 1940: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN 270755, No. 1 Air Observers School Cootamundra
5 Feb 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman

World War 1 Service

22 May 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 270755, No. 1 Air Observers School Cootamundra

SHACKEL with One L only - whats in a Name

I have includeded the Marriage Certificate for Ernest Allan Shackell [Shackel] to prove that his surname only has one L.

The document was provided to me by my Cousin Allan Shackel of Brisbane for inclusion on the Shackel Family Ancestry work we did together.

All of the other Siblings have recorded their surname as Shackel, including Charles Edgar Douglas Shackel - S/N QP8368, QX19324 Private.

Unfortunaly neither NAA Records are open for public reading so I cannot access the Actual Enlistment Form for either of these brothers.

Their Father was Ernest Oswald SHACKEL and Mother Lillian Maud BARTLETT
Married 18th March 1908

Certificate in the Photos section to view.

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Avro Anson A4-20 from Number 1 Air Observers School crashed near Ballina in NSW killing Warrant Officer Ahern 404758 / Sergeant Hill 434747 / Flight Lieutenant Shackell 270755 / Flying Officer Woodgate 405283