Biography

Birth date: 13 April 1915
Final rank: Squadron Leader
Service number: 400602 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: No. 30 Squadron

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: No. 30 Squadron
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Flying Cross

  • Unit: No. 30 Squadron
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Photograph

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NOEMFOOR ISLAND, DUTCH NEW GUINEA. C. 1944-09. INFORMAL PORTRAIT OF TWO PILOTS OF NO. 30 (BEAUFIGHTER) SQUADRON RAAF WHO RECENTLY RECEIVED AWARDS. SHOWN: 400602 SQUADRON LEADER (SQN LDR) J. SANDFORD DFC, HAWTHORN, VIC, WHO HAS BEEN AWARDED THE DSO (LEFT) AND 402394 SQN LDR R. RANKIN DFC AND BELGIAN...

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Timeline

Date of birth 1915-04-13