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454 RAAF Squadron


Desert Air Force Italy


Squadron Leader Robert (Rollo) Teape-Davis


Service Number:  7434371


[Died 16.8.2001]



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(Information Supplied by the Associations 2002 Bulletin)


(1) NAV (B) 454 RAAF Baltimore (B) Squadron

Villa Orba Base May 1945 to August 1945

and (2) Permanent Air Force. Post WW11 


Rollo Teape-Davis joined 454 Squadron as the Nav B member of W Commander J. G. Rees (DFC. US DFC) crew.  He was involved in 454's peace keeping activities and training for a Burma/Far East transfer should the need arise. 


No Association records are available about his EATS training or his RAAF service, or operational tour or his Permanent Air Force career, sub-sequential or post war activities other than some verbal anecdotes about his experiences on aircraft procurement problems and procedures with an RAAF/PAF team in the USA. 


There were reports of his General Duties activities as WCmdr Rees' Nav (B) , May to Aug 1945 with 454.  Members may be able to provide information (an) anecdote(s) and wartime photos.


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Robert TEAPE-DAVIS