COX, BARRY MORTIMER
|Service:||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Date of Birth:||9 October 1915|
|Place of Birth:||Summer Hill, NSW, Australia|
|Date of Death:||28 April 1942 (Aged 26 years)|
|Units:||No. 4 Squadron, RAAF|
No. 22 Squadron, RAAF
No. 75 Squadron, RAAF †
No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
NAA: A9300, COX B M
|12 February 1940||Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.|
Posted to No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF.
Air Cadet on Enlistment.
|6 May 1940||Posted to No. 22 Squadron, RAAF.|
|28 June 1940||Promoted to Pilot Officer.|
Awarded Flying Badge.
|1 July 1940||Posted to No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|2 September 1940||Posted to No. 4 Squadron, RAAF.|
|28 December 1940||Promoted to Flying Officer.|
|19 December 1941||Appointed Acting Flight Lieutenant.|
|14 February 1942||Posted to Station Headquarters, Canberra.|
Relinquished Acting Rank.
|9 March 1942||Posted to No. 75 Squadron, RAAF.|
|1 April 1942||Promoted to Temporary Flight Lieutenant.|
|28 April 1942 †||Kittyhawk A29-47: Shot down by Japanese fighters over Port Moresby.|
|THIS PERSON HAS NO KNOWN GRAVE|
|Memorial:||PORT MORESBY MEMORIAL|
World War 2 Nominal Roll
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1944, COX, Barry Mortimer - (Flight Lieutenant); Service Number - 706; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft - Kittyhawk A29-47; Place - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea; Date - 24 April 1942, A705, 163/26/203.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, COX BARRY MORTIMER : Service Number - 260706 : Date of birth - 09 Oct 1915 : Place of birth - SUMMER HILL NSW : Place of enlistment - MASCOT : Next of Kin - COX B, A9300, COX B M.
Record updated on 4 May 2018.
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