Sidney Howard BACON

BACON, Sidney Howard

Service Number: 32007
Enlisted: 1 July 1940
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 13 September 1916
Home Town: North Sydney, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: RAAF Warrant Officer - aircrew
Died: Aircraft accident, Lord Howe Island, 28 September 1948, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
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World War 2 Service

1 Jul 1940: Involvement SN 32007
1 Jul 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
1 Jul 1940: Enlisted SN 32007
8 Aug 1945: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 32007, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SW Pacific 1941-45
28 Sep 1948: Discharged SN 32007
Date unknown: Involvement Warrant Officer, SN 32007

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Catalina Flying Boat A24-381 of Number 11 Squadron crashed on Lord Howe Island on the 28th of September 1948 with seven of the crew killed and two survivors

SMITH, Malcolm Donald (Flight Lieutenant) 403541

McCOY, James Baker (Flight Lieutenant) 439317

KELLER, William David (Flight Lieutenant) 1636

McKENZIE, Alex (Flight Lieutenant) 38188

BACON, Sidney Howard (Warrant Officer) 32007

SALIS, Donald Edward (Warrant Officer) 3982

PIERCY, Sydney Lionel (Sergeant) 415876

BRADLEY, Bert Raymond (Flight Lieutenant) 414301 (survived)

LEA, John Dean (Warrant Officer) 442553 (survived)