John Maxwell BROWN


BROWN, John Maxwell

Service Number: 416321
Enlisted: 24 May 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, 30 May 1922
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Spring Road School; Melbourne High School, Yarra, Melbourne; Prince Alfred College, Adelaide;
Occupation: Bank Clerk
Died: Accidental, Setif, Algeria, 24 May 1943, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sydney Commonwealth Bank Adelaide WW2 Honour Board
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World War 2 Service

24 May 1941: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 416321
24 May 1941: Enlisted Adelaide, South Australia
24 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 416321
1 Sep 1941: Embarked For UK and Rhodesia
Date unknown: Involvement

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Rank - Flt. Sgt

Plane was Hurricane KZ 236. 325 Wing

Had previously flown Havard and Tigermoth

Practice Flight

Son of Bruce Howard and Winifred Brown, of East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Played Cricket, Football, Tennis, Hockey, Swimming, Gynasium