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ANDERSON Leslie James

Service: RAAF 5 Aircraft Depot
Service number: 59463
Locality on Enlistment: Holbrook NSW
Duration of Service: 28 Jul 1942 – 12 Feb 1946
Prisoner of War: No
Honours: None for display
Date and Place of Birth: 26 Dec 1903 Irrewillipe
Parents: Philip Inness ANDERSON and Leonora NICHOLAN
Spouse: Ellen JERREY
Occupation: Overseer
Date and Place of Death: 7 Aug 1978 Lara
Place of Burial: Altona – Cremation

NOTES: No 5 Aircraft Depot was formed in 1942 at RAAF Station Forest Hill near Wagga Wagga, New South Wales.  The unit handled the major maintenance work on aircraft including the Bristol Beaufort, Bristol Beaufighter, Lockheed Ventura and the B-25 Mitchell.  After the war, No 5 Aircraft Depot was disbanded.  Wikipedia