James Alexander ALCORN


ALCORN, James Alexander

Service Number: 407886
Enlisted: 3 February 1941, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 27 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 2 December 1915
Home Town: Henley Beach , City of Charles Sturt / Henley and Grange, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wool Classer
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), North Sea, 16 July 1942, aged 26 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide Pulteney Grammar School WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Adelaide Pulteney Grammar School WW2 Honour Roll, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Henley Beach Council Fallen WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Henley Beach Council WW2 Honour Roll and Addendum, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Runnymede Air Forces Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Feb 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 407886, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
3 Feb 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 407886, Aircrew Training Units, Adelaide, SA, Australia
16 Jul 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 407886, 27 Operational Training Unit (RAF), Empire Air Training Scheme

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27 Operational Unit.  Plane was Wellington  P9285

Rank - Sergeant

Son of Leslie and Rebecca Elizabeth Alcorn; Husband of Rona Mary Alcorn, of Henley Beach, South Australia