Biography

Birth date: 05 October 1913
Death date: 06 February 1942
Death place: Netherlands East Indies: Ambon, Pulau
Final rank: Wing Commander
Service number: 250101 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: RAAF Station Headquarters Darwin

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Wing Commander
  • Date of Death: 06 February 1942
  • Unit: RAAF Station Headquarters Darwin

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Air Force Cross

  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Air Force Cross

  • Unit: Royal Australian Air Force
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Photograph

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A grave site (mass grave No 3) to the north-east of the Tawiri Valley, where bodies of 61 Australians (including men of 2/21st Battalion, Gull Force and RAAF personnel) and Dutch servicemen were found. The original party of RAAF Australians was commanded by 250101 Wing Commander (Wing Cdr) Ernest...

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Timeline

Date of birth 1913-10-05
Date of death 1942-02-06