Jack Henry WEINGARTH

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WEINGARTH, Jack Henry

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 11 January 1917, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 17 May 1892
Home Town: Darling Point, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Licensed Surveyor
Died: Flight training accident (injuries), Gloucestershire, England, 4 February 1919, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Leighterton Church Cemetery
Memorials: Double Bay War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 Jan 1917: Enlisted Second Lieutenant, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), Sydney, New South Wales
11 May 1917: Involvement Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 May 1917: Embarked Second Lieutenant, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne
4 Feb 1919: Involvement Lieutenant, No. 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps

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Biography

"...2nd Lieutenant Jack Henry Weingarth... Later promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, Weingarth served as a pilot with No. 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (AFC) in France, and as an instructor at No. 6 (Training) Squadron AFC at Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire. He was killed in action, along with a cadet, during a training accident near Gloucestershire on 4 February 1919, aged 26." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

Son of John L. and Gertrude Weingarth, of 10, Castlereagh St., Sydney, New South Wales.

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