Ross Nicholas George ZIMBULIS

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ZIMBULIS, Ross Nicholas George

Service Number: 406419
Enlisted: 9 December 1940
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF) Nhill, Bairnsdale, East Sale
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 16 May 1921
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Accidental, Benewarden Bombing Range, Victoria, 4 April 1943, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Bairnsdale War Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bairnsdale Royal Australian Air Force Memorial, Wembley Downs Hale School Honour Roll 2, Wembley Downs Hale School Memorial Grove
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 406419
9 Dec 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Air Cadet, SN 406419
9 Dec 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 406419
9 Dec 1940: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 406419
1 Apr 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 406419, No. 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF) Nhill, Bairnsdale, East Sale
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 406419

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Biography contributed by Julianne Ryan

Born 16 May 1921 in Perth, Western Australia.

Father George Zimbulis and Mother Dorothy Zimbulis,
lived at 24 Florence Street, West Perth, Western Australia.

09/12/1940    enlisted into RAAF, in Perth, WA

***Service records need to be ordered through National Archives of Australia.

Last rank:      Flight Sergeant with 1 Operational Training Unit Bairnsdale

04/04/1943    died of an accident in Bairnsdale, Victoria
Buried in:       Bairnsdale Cemetery, Bairnsdale, VIC

His name is commemorated on Panel 113 at the Australian War Memoria.
Canberra, ACT.

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  03/01/2017.  Lest we forget.

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