James Vivian Raymond MCCARTIN

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MCCARTIN, James Vivian Raymond

Service Number: 407795
Enlisted: 6 January 1941, Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Kilkenny, SA, 22 August 1913
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Christian Brothers' College
Occupation: Insurance Agent
Died: Accidental, United Kingdom, 20 June 1942, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery
Sec. Z6 Class 7 Grave 3
Memorials: Adelaide WW II Wall of Remembrance*
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World War 2 Service

6 Jan 1941: Enlisted Adelaide, SA
6 Jan 1941: Involvement Sergeant, SN 407795
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Cricketer Killed In Plane Crash
Advice has been received by Mrs. Frances McCartin, of Kildalton avenue, Evandale, that her husband, Sergeant-Pilot James V. R. McCartin, lost his life as the result of an aircraft accident at Nairn, Scotland, on June 20. Sgt. McCartin joined the Royal Australian Air Force in June 1940, and left Australia in December, 1941. He was educated at the Christian Brothers' College, Wakefield street and Rostrevor. He was an insurance agent with the Colonial Mutual Life Society. He played district cricket for Adelaide.

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