SNEDDON, Keith Henry

Service Number: 430065
Enlisted: 4 December 1942, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: Air Gunnery Schools
Born: Flemington, Vic., 15 June 1917
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Comb Mechanic
Died: Cancer, 9 June 2003, aged 85 years, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Privately Cremated
Ashes Scattered
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World War 2 Service

4 Dec 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, 430065, Air Gunnery Schools, Melbourne, Vic.
11 Sep 1945: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, 430065, Air Gunnery Schools

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Robert  and Emily Rosina SNEDDON

Qualified as an Air Gunner. Went to England and flew with No 50 Squadron in Lancaster bombers.

Did a full tour of operations including flying over France on D Day.

Survived running out of fuel and crashing on fire. The whole crew were decorated.

Discharged in late 1945.

Cremated and ashes scattered, Commemorated at Springvale cemetery