Strickland, Freeman “Free” Roland George. AM OBE

Freeman, or Free as he was known to his mates, was born on the 19th July 1921 in Elsternwick, Victoria. He enlisted in the RAAF in Melbourne on the 20th July 1941. After completing his training in England, Free was eventually posted to 111Squadron RAF. That was possibly in November 1942, when the Squadron moved to Gibraltar in preparation for Operation Torch, … Read More