John Norman George DUNN

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DUNN, John Norman George

Service Number: 28046
Enlisted: 20 May 1940, Port Pirie
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: 5 Communication Unit RAAF (Garbutt)
Born: Port Pirie, South Australia, 31 October 1907
Home Town: Port Pirie, Port Pirie City and Dists, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Aircraft accident), At sea, Torres Strait, 22 August 1944, aged 36 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, City of Port Pirie WW2 Memorial Gates, Sydney Memorial (Sydney War Cemetery) Rookwood, Wandearah East Broughton Plains Region War Memorial, Wandearah West Memorial and Flagpole
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World War 2 Service

20 May 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 28046
20 May 1940: Involvement SN 28046
20 May 1940: Enlisted Port Pirie
20 May 1940: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 28046
22 Aug 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 28046, 5 Communication Unit RAAF (Garbutt), Air War SW Pacific 1941-45
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 28046
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Norseman aircraft A71-1 from 5 Communication Unit based at Garbutt crashed into the sea near Boigu Island in the Torres Strait

Flight Sergeant Frank Henry Rossiter 432268 / LAC Clifford David Searle 76295 / LAC John Norman George Dunn 28046 were killed - their bodies were not recovered and they are commemorated on the Sydney Memorial

Corporal Victor Clifford Robinson 33134 / LAC Leslie James Hart 63374 / LAC David Roy Tomasetti 41715 all survived