James Raymond CLOSE


CLOSE, James Raymond

Service Number: 26784
Enlisted: 18 June 1940, Adelaide
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Laura, South Australia, 2 March 1920
Home Town: Rose Park, South Australia
Schooling: Adelaide Technical High School, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Cryon, New South Wales, Australia, 28 September 1942, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Narrabri Old General Cemetery, NSW
C of E Plot Section 2 Row 3 Grave 21
Memorials: Adelaide Technical High School Old Scholars WW2 Honour Roll, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

18 Jun 1940: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 26784
18 Jun 1940: Enlisted Adelaide

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flight Sergeant Close 26784 and Flying Officer Wilkinson 408130 of Number 5 Squadron were killed in the loss of Wirraway aircraft A20-288 near Croydon in NSW