Squadron Leader Richard William SHEIL

Service No: 261555
Born: 5 December 1911, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAAF: Date unavailable
Discharged from the RAAF: 5 March 1946
Unit at Discharge: No. 34 Squadron
Died: 26 September 1947, Aged 35 Years
Cremated: Carr Villa Crematorium TAS
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Mary Ellen Sheil; husband of Prudence Sheil, of Mount Macedon, Victoria

Having died outside the specified period (3 September 1939 to 30 June 1947), Squadron Leader Shiel does not meet an eligibility criterion for inclusion on the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour for World War II. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission recognises that his death is the result of his Service.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9300, SHEIL R W

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