John Edwin BARTHOLOMEW

BARTHOLOMEW, John Edwin

Service Numbers: 405996, 409556
Enlisted: 20 July 1941, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: RAF Base (Beccles, UK)
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 12 September 1911
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Maryborough Grammar School
Occupation: School teacher (later High School Principal)
Died: Natural causes (heart attack), Brisbane, Queensland, 17 March 1986, aged 74 years
Cemetery: Albany Creek (Columbarium) Memorial Park, Qld
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Lieutenant, 47th Infantry Battalion AMF, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
20 Jul 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 405996, Brisbane, Queensland
21 Jul 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 405996, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
19 Aug 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 405996, No. 547 Squadron (RAF), Battle of the Atlantic - RAN and RAAF Operations
22 Nov 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 409556, No. 281 Squadron (RAF), Battle of the Atlantic - RAN and RAAF Operations
5 Dec 1945: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 405996, RAF Base (Beccles, UK)

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