Air Force Cadet Training. Leo Gibney, Clerk in the Lands Department of the State of Victoria, ...

Unit Air Training Corps
Accession Number 010260
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Bottomley, Clifford
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made c October 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Air Force Cadet Training. Leo Gibney, Clerk in the Lands Department of the State of Victoria, applies to join the Air Training Corps. If accepted he will train in his spare time until of enlistment age.
Leo Gibney enlisted in RAAF on 29 May 1942 and trained as a Wireless Air Gunner before embarking for the United Kingdom in May 1943 where he served in 218 Squadron flying in Stirling and Lancaster aircraft. He was promoted through the ranks to Warrant Officer before receiving his Commission in November 1944. Flying Officer Gibney returned to Australia in July 1945 for discharge on 4 September 1945.

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