Samuel WHITESIDE

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WHITESIDE, Samuel

Service Number: 409632
Enlisted: 12 September 1941
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Korumburra Victoria Australia , 28 June 1910
Home Town: Korumburra, South Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: St. Patricks college Sale Victoria - University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Air operations, Werder (Havel) Germany, 27 January 1944, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery
Plot 14. Row J. Grave 3.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

12 Sep 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 409632
12 Sep 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 409632, 4 Initial Training School
12 Sep 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 409632
6 Dec 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman
25 Jun 1942: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant
24 Aug 1942: Embarked Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 409632, Emb. Sydney for U.K.
25 Dec 1942: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant
11 May 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 409632, 27 Operational Training Unit (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
15 Sep 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 409632, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
25 Dec 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer
5 Jan 1944: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer
27 Jan 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 409632, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 409632

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