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Army Number: NX53527 (RAAF 413503)Image not available
First Names: Leo Reginald
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Florence Caroline ABRAHAMS
Date of Birth: 28/8/1921
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 8/7/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Coogee, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 18th Infantry Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Ship to Singapore: Discharged - under age; re-enlisted with RAAF
Embarkation Date: 0/0/0000
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 14/5/1941
Date of Death: 14/7/1944
Cemetery: Alamein Memorial, Egypt
Plot/Row/Grave: Column 281
Information: Discharged from AIF, being under the age of 21 years, at the request of his father on 14/5/1941; enlisted in RAAF (413503) on 10/10/1941; served as Pilot Officer with 459 Squadron; was part of crew of Ventura JT836 which took off from Nicosia Aerodrome, Cyprus at 2000 hrs on 14/7/1944 on a bombing mission to Calato Aerdrome, Rhodes - nothing further heard of the aircraft or crew; DVA Nominal Roll AIF (NX53527) shows date of birth as 17/4/1919, and RAAF (413503) as 28/8/1921; brother of NX51454 - Cpl. Harry Stirling ABRAHAMS
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