Robert Henry WILKINSON


WILKINSON, Robert Henry

Service Number: 408130
Enlisted: 3 January 1941
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 5 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 5 December 1922
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Cryon, New South Wales, Australia, 28 September 1942, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Narrabri Old General Cemetery, NSW
C of E Plot Section 2 Row 1 Grave 20, Narrabri Cemetery, Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 408130
3 Jan 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 408130, No. 5 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flight Sergeant Close 26784 and Flying Officer Wilkinson 408130 of Number 5 Squadron were killed in the loss of Wirraway aircraft A20-288 near Croydon in NSW