Kenneth McKellar WHITE

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WHITE, Kenneth McKellar

Service Numbers: NX15690, 402686
Enlisted: 20 May 1940
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 26 January 1920
Home Town: Lindfield, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Prisoner of War, Rangoon, Burma, India, 29 November 1943, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Rangoon War Cemetery
Rangoon War Cemetery, Rangoon, Yangon, Myanmar
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Lindfield St David's Uniting Church WW2 Memorial Windows, Wahroonga Knox Grammar School Old Boys' War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

20 May 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX15690
18 Sep 1940: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 402686
18 Sep 1940: Enlisted Sydney, NSW
18 Sep 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 402686

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flying Officer White 402686 was captured by Japanese forces while serving with Number 62 Squadron RAF India

He was killed at Rangoon PoW camp in Burma during an Allied bombing raid