|Unit||No. 459 Squadron|
|Service||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Conflict/Operation||Second World War, 1939-1945|
|Conflict Eligibility Date||Second World War, 1939-1947|
|Date of Death||15 June 1942|
|Place of Death||Middle East|
|Cause of Death||Flying Battle|
|Cemetery or Memorial Details||Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, El Alamein, Marsa Matruh, Egypt|
|Source||AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force|
Roll of Honour Robert David Powell
Location on the Roll of Honour
Robert David Powell's name is located at panel 106 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).
Roll of Honour circular
For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.
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Personal Service Records
For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .
The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.
Roll of Honour name projection
Robert David Powell's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:
- Mon 19 June 2023 at 8:05pm
- Tue 19 September 2023 at 4:00am
- Wed 20 December 2023 at 4:17am
- Fri 15 March 2024 at 12:51am
These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.