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RAAF 454 Squadron - Dessert Air Force


Warrant Officer Henry Leslie James "Harry" KEELAN


  Service Number:  432815


Date of Birth: 31 Oct 1924


Place of Birth:  Glen Innes, NSW


Date/Place of Enlistment: 30 Jan 1943, Sydney


Date & Posting on Discharge: 20 Dec 1945 - 22 PTC



Crew : Back Row L-R: Warrant Officer Arthur "Junior" Davy,

W O George "Horse" Hodgson & Air Gunner Harry Keelan

Pilot - Ed Gaskell (seated - centre)

 


454 - Gaskell Crew : 9/5/45 - 14/8/45




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Harry and his sister Nancy - January 1943


Harry's crew (Gaskell crew)


Bill Hunt, Nev Houston, Harry Keelan, Dan Lawson,Bill Cowie

- note "Fez" (costing 2 akkas) - Heliopolis November 1944



Harry with "Eventful Eve" [see "Planes" more on "EE"]



Toast to Sgts Mess - 454 - 1945


Signatures on the back of the Toast - Sgts Mess - 454 - 1945 card




More recently.....

Henry Leslie James Keelan -

Town Clerk - Broken Hill, NSW [no date supplied]

Henry James KEELAN