James Baker MONFRIES

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MONFRIES, James Baker

Service Numbers: SX4417, 26790
Enlisted: 4 June 1940, Wayville, SA
Last Rank: Aircraftman
Last Unit: Aircraft / Repair / Salvage Depots
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 31 March 1920
Home Town: Grange, City of Charles Sturt / Henley and Grange, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Uranquinty, New South Wales, Australia, 21 January 1942, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Wagga Wagga General Cemetery
C of E Plot Section I Grave 217 (GRM/2)
Memorials: 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
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World War 2 Service

4 Jun 1940: Involvement Private, SN SX4417
4 Jun 1940: Enlisted Wayville, SA
10 Jun 1940: Discharged
18 Jun 1940: Enlisted Adelaide
19 Jun 1940: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 26790, Aircraft / Repair / Salvage Depots, Empire Air Training Scheme
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flying Officer Keig 727 and LAC Monfries 26790 of Number 5 Service Flying Training School were killed in the loss of Wirraway A20-445 near Uranquinty in NSW