Alan Charlesworth

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Birthday
17, 1903
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 21, 1978 (75)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
17, 1903
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 21, 1978 (75)

About

For leading Australian air missions during the World War II-era North-Western Area Campaign, this Royal Australian Air Force commander received both the Air Force Cross and the Commander of the Order of the British Empire honor.

Before Fame

After training at the Royal Military College, Duntroon, and subsequently serving with a Queensland-based Australian Army cavalry regiment, he joined the Royal Australian Air Force.

Trivia

At the conclusion of World War II, he remained with the Royal Australian Air Force as a Senior Air Staff Officer.

Family Life

He grew up in Tasmania as the son of Edwin and Louisa Charlesworth. He later settled in Victoria with his wife and daughter.

Associated With

He and fellow Royal Australian Air Force member Bobby Gibbes both fought in World War II.