FIRKINS [OAM], Peter Charles

RAAF Born Penang Malaya 25 July 1925 Died 31 July 2002 Service No: 441386. While still only 18 served with RAF Bomber Command completing 29 Operations. Post War Director Perth Chamber of Commerce 1946-52. Author and Historian “Strike And Return” “The Australians in Nine Wars” “Of Nautilus and Eagles” “The Golden Eagles” “From Hell To Eternity” “Heroes Have Wings” “Borneo Surgeon” Member of RAAF and 460 Squadron Associations. Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) – In recognition of service to the community: 12 June 1989

Last Name
FIRKINS [OAM]
Given Names
Peter Charles
Service Number
441386
Course Details
WAGS Course 41, WAGS Course 44
Finish Date
07/01/1944
To
AGS only
Kill Date or Discharge Date
07/01/1946 (Discharged)
Discharge Unit
460 SQN
Rank
Flying Officer
Notes

RAAF Born Penang Malaya 25 July 1925 Died 31 July 2002 Service No: 441386. While still only 18 served with RAF Bomber Command completing 29 Operations. Post War Director Perth Chamber of Commerce 1946-52. Author and Historian “Strike And Return” “The Australians in Nine Wars” “Of Nautilus and Eagles” “The Golden Eagles” “From Hell To Eternity” “Heroes Have Wings” “Borneo Surgeon” Member of RAAF and 460 Squadron Associations. Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) – In recognition of service to the community: 12 June 1989

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Acknowledgements

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