Reginald William MARKS MiD

MARKS, Reginald William

Service Number: 477
Enlisted: 16 January 1939
Last Rank: Wing Commander
Last Unit: No. 10 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: London, England, 19 September 1916
Home Town: Norwood (SA), South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
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World War 2 Service

16 Jan 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN 477
16 Jan 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Wing Commander, SN 477
29 Jan 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 477, No. 10 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
1 Jan 1943: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Battle of the Atlantic - RAN and RAAF Operations
21 Jun 1946: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Wing Commander, SN 477, Posted HQ Northern Area (Darwin)

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Biography contributed by Julianne Ryan

Born 19 September 1916 in London, England.

NOK:   Gloria Marks

16/1/1939    enlisted into RAAF at Point Cook, Victoria

Dec. 1942     10 (Sunderland) Squadron RAAF based at RAF Station Mount Batten,
                    Plymouth, England operating with  Coastal Command in the Battle of the Atlantic.

1/1/1943       London Gazette - awarded  "Mention in despatches"

*** service record needs to be ordered through National Archives of Australia***

Wing Commander with N/Area

21/6/1946    discharged from service

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.   24/6/2016.   Lest we forget.