Jack Clifford ANDREWS


ANDREWS, Jack Clifford

Service Number: 5596
Enlisted: 19 December 1939, Laverton, Victoria
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: 5 Elementary Flying Training School
Born: Kent Town, South Australia, 23 May 1919
Home Town: Largs Bay, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Adelaide Technical High School, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Refrigeration Engineer
Died: Accidental (Ground Accident), Trangie, New South Wales, 5 April 1941, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Cheltenham Cemetery, S.A.
Section A; Drive: B; Path (#): 7(8); Site #234AS
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

19 Dec 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 5596, Laverton, Victoria
20 Dec 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 5596
5 Apr 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 5596, 5 Elementary Flying Training School , Empire Air Training Scheme
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Julianne Ryan

Born 23 May 1919 in Kent Town, South Australia
(SA Births 1907 - 1928. Book : 37A Page : 328 District : Nor.)

Father Jack Calvan ANDREWS and Mother Rachael May (nee SUMMERS),
he lived with his parents at Largs Bay, South Australia on enlisting.

19/12/1939     enlisted into RAAF at Largs Bay, SA
                     place of enlisting Laverton, Victoria

***service records need to be ordered through National Archives of Australia***

Last rank:       Leading Aircraftman with 5 Elementary Flying Schook, Narromine, NSW

05/05/1941     accident death at Trangie, NSW - 21 years of age

Buried in:        Cheltenham Cemetery, Cheltenham, SA
                      Section A; Drive: B; Path (#): 7(8); Site #234AS
Grant Expires: 10/04/2040

Cremated and layed with Jack are:
John Shaw Andrews   (b. 16/12/1897 - d. 16/05/1975 77 years of age)
(his Father William Henry ANDREWS and Mother Jemima NOBLE)
Rachel May Andrews (d. 09/04/1985  86 Years of age)

His name is commemorated on Panel 115 at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra,

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  03/01/2017.  Lest we forget.