Reginald Norman (Reg) MULLINS DFC+Bar

MULLINS, Reginald Norman

Service Number: 410691
Enlisted: 31 January 1942, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Oxley, Victoria, 28 August 1923
Home Town: Glen Iris, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Qantas Pilot (post-war)
Died: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 3 February 1986, aged 62 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 2 Service

31 Jan 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 410691, Melbourne, Victoria
21 Apr 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 410691, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
15 Sep 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 410691, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
29 Mar 1945: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 410691

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Biography contributed by RICHARD MACNEIL

Reginald Norman Mullins was born in Oxley, Victoria on 28 Aug 1923, the son of Alfred Mullins (railway employee) and Ethel Kirkham.

Reg served as a pilot in 460 Squadron RAAF and was awarded the DFC twice (21 Apri 1944, and the Bar to DFC on 15 Sep 1944).

At the end of the war he joined QANTAS as a pilot, working there until his retirement.

Reg was married to Patricia Gowan, who he married while based in England with 460 Sqn. Reg died in Canberra on 3 Feb 1986, aged 62.

Reg's brothers Leslie, Bert, Raymond and Frederick also served in WWII.

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