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CATTERICK, JAMES HENRY

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:401742
Rank:Flight Sergeant
Date of Birth:30 January 1920
Place of Birth:Newcastle, England
Date of Death:28 April 1943 (Aged 23 years)
Units:No. 22 Squadron, RAAF
No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF †
No. 2 Air Navigation School, RAAF
No. 2 Air Observers School, RAAF

NAA: A9301, 401742


1939-45 StarPacific Star1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45

Timeline

28 March 1941Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
29 March 1941Posted to No. 1 Initial Training School, RAAF.
24 May 1941Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
26 June 1941Posted to No. 2 Air Observers School, RAAF, Mount Gambier.
16 November 1941Posted to No. 2 Air Navigation School, RAAF.
11 December 1941Promoted to Sergeant.
12 December 1941Posted to No. 1 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Ascot Vale.
23 December 1941Posted to No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Amberley.
6 April 1942Posted to No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Point Cook.
26 April 1942Posted to No. 22 Squadron, RAAF.
1 December 1942Promoted to Flight Sergeant.
5 January 1943Posted to No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RAAF.
28 April 1943 †Beaufort A9-304: Aircraft crashed into the sea approximately three miles east of King Island.

Burial Details

THIS PERSON HAS NO KNOWN GRAVE
Memorial:SYDNEY MEMORIAL
Panel:Panel 6.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, CATTERICK JAMES HENRY : Service Number - 401742 : Date of birth - 30 Jan 1920 : Place of birth - NEWCASTLE ENGLAND : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - CATTERICK JAMES, A9301, 401742.

Record updated on 12 April 2018.


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