Allan Porter SKERMAN

SKERMAN, Allan Porter

Service Numbers: QX4520, 440350
Enlisted: 3 November 1939, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Aircraftman 2 (WW2)
Last Unit: No. 8 Elementary Flying Training School Narrandera
Born: Warwick, Queensland, 17 February 1917
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mounted Police constable
Memorials:
Show Relationships

World War 2 Service

3 Nov 1939: Enlisted Private, SN QX4520, Brisbane, Queensland
4 Nov 1939: Involvement Private, SN QX4520, 2nd/9th Infantry Battalion
11 Dec 1943: Discharged Corporal, SN QX4520, 2nd/1st Docks Operating Company
13 Dec 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 440350, No. 8 Elementary Flying Training School Narrandera, Brisbane, Queensland
15 Oct 1944: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 440350, No. 8 Elementary Flying Training School Narrandera

Help us honour Allan Porter Skerman's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by Graham Kevin Jackson

Army Service - Enlisted: A.I.F. 03 Nov 1939 SERN: QX4520 Unit: 2/9th Infantry Battalion.

Overseas: 693 days including about six months in England followed by eighteen months in the Middle East with action at Giarabub and in Tobruk.

In Australia, about one week with a beachhead landing group that was disbanded and then about eighteen months in Cairns with 2/1st Docks Control.

Discharged: 11 Dec 1943

RAAF Service: Aircrew trainee on 49 Course from 13 Dec 1943 to 15 Oct 1944. SERN: 440350

Read more...