FIELD, Patrick

Photo - These airmen and pilots at RAF Station Uxbridge (near London), were part of the first Australian draft from the Empire Air Training schools in Canada to reach the United Kingdom. The kit bag in the left foreground with the stenciled number 400,054 reveals that its owner was on of the earliest recruits from Victoria. The kit bag belonged to Patrick Field.

Last Name
FIELD
Given Names
Patrick
Service Number
400054
Date of Birth
24/07/1912
Birth Location
Hay N.S.W
Enlistment Date
29/04/1940
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
30/04/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 1
Intake Date
29/04/1940
Finish Date
27/05/1940
To
1 ITS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
23/05/1941 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
37 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Middle East
Date of Death
23/05/1941
Age
28
Cemetery / Memorial
Alamein Memorial Egypt
Notes

Photo - These airmen and pilots at RAF Station Uxbridge (near London), were part of the first Australian draft from the Empire Air Training schools in Canada to reach the United Kingdom. The kit bag in the left foreground with the stenciled number 400,054 reveals that its owner was on of the earliest recruits from Victoria. The kit bag belonged to Patrick Field.

Posting on Death
37 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1 WAGS FIELD Patrick - 400054
1 WAGS FIELD Patrick - 400054
1WAGS - FIELD Patrick - Service Number 400054

Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial