Curtis Warren (Curt) WHEELOCK


WHEELOCK, Curtis Warren

Service Number: 410580
Enlisted: 30 January 1942
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 276, 277, 278, 279, 280 (RAF) Air Sea Rescue Squadrons
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 31 December 1921
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Trinity Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Flight Lieutenant
Died: Flying Accident, Scotland, United Kingdom, 16 May 1945, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Cairnbulg and Inverallochy Burial Ground
Section G - Grave 96,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

30 Jan 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
30 Jan 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 410580
16 May 1945: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 410580, No. 276, 277, 278, 279, 280 (RAF) Air Sea Rescue Squadrons, Battle of the Atlantic - RAN and RAAF Operations

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Curtis Warren WHEELOCK was born in Melbourne on 31st December, 1921

His parents were John Robert WHEELOCK & Ruth Ella GARDINER

He married Doris Maude WAINRIGHT in Vancouver, Canada on 20th November, 1943

Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flight Lieutenant Curtis Warren Wheelock 410580 of 279SQN RAF was killed when Warwick HG189 crashed near Dyce, Aberdeen, Scotland

Flying Officer James Dalton Heath 424585 RAAF survived (discharged December 1945)