Jack Vivian BRITTAIN


BRITTAIN, Jack Vivian

Service Number: 407889
Enlisted: 3 February 1941, Adelaide
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 5 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: North Norwood, SA, 11 January 1922
Home Town: Brooklyn Park, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental, Laverton, 21 March 1942, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Cheltenham Cemetery, S.A.
Sec. DX. Row 9. Grave 30C. (GRM/5)
Memorials: Adelaide WW II Wall of Remembrance*, Brooklyn Park T*
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World War 2 Service

3 Feb 1941: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 407889
3 Feb 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 407889, Aircrew Training Units, Adelaide
21 Mar 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 407889, No. 5 Squadron (RAAF), Empire Air Training Scheme

Jack Vivian BRITTAIN

Jack Vivian BRITTAIN was born 11 January 1922 at North Norwood, South Australia
Son of Vivian Arthur (who served in WW1) & May Charlotte BRITTAIN nee BUTTERFIELD of Brooklyn Park South Australia. He was educated at Adelaide Technical High School & Adelaide University where he took a Bachelor of engineering degree.
He enlisted on 3 February 1941 in Adelaide. He served as a Pilot officer in the Royal Australian Airporce 5th Squadron. He received his wings on 24 July 1941.
He was killed in an air accident near Laverton Victoria on 21st March 1942 aged 20.

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