Donald Edward SALIS

SALIS, Donald Edward

Service Number: 3982
Enlisted: 4 January 1939
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Roseville, New South Wales, Australia, 23 August 1920
Home Town: Roseville, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: RAAF Warrant Officer - aircrew
Died: Aircraft accident, Lord Howe Island, 28 September 1948, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, NSW
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World War 2 Service

4 Jan 1939: Involvement SN 3982
4 Jan 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
4 Jan 1939: Enlisted SN 3982
8 Aug 1945: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 3982, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SW Pacific 1941-45
28 Sep 1948: Discharged SN 3982
Date unknown: Involvement Warrant Officer, SN 3982

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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)