Biography

Birth date: 04 October 1914
Birth place: Australia: South Australia, Adelaide, Fullarton
Death date: 10 June 1943
Death place: Australia: South Australia, Brighton
Final rank: Wing Commander
Service number: 257414 - Second World War, 1939-1945
40042 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Units:
  • 4 Embarkation Depot Adelaide
  • No. 452 Squadron

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Squadron Leader
  • Date of Death: 10 June 1943
  • Unit: 4 Embarkation Depot Adelaide

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Flying Cross

  • Unit: No. 452 Squadron
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Photograph

SUK15123

Portrait of 257414 Squadron Leader (Sqn Ldr) Robert Wilton Bungey DFC, of Glenelg, SA. He was an Australian serving with the RAF and Commanding Officer of No. 452 (Spitfire) Squadron, RAAF, based at RAF Station Kirton-in-Lindsey. Sqn Ldr died on 10 June, 1943 at Brighton, SA while attached to No 4...

SUK15123

Timeline

Date of birth 1914-10-04
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1936-07-15 Air cadet at Point Cook.
Date promoted 1937 Pilot officer.
Other units 1937-06 Short service commission RAF.
Other units 1938 No 226 Squadron.
Other units 1939 No 79 Squadron.
Other units 1940-08-19 No 145 Squadron.
Other units 1941-04-13 Commanding Officer No 452 Squadron.
Other units 1942 Commanding Officer RAF Station Hawkings.
Other units 1942-01-25 Commanding Officer RAF Station Shoreham.
Date of death 1943-06-10