James Norman ALEXANDER


ALEXANDER, James Norman

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 16 January 1939
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Randwick, New South Wales, Australia, 27 April 1920
Home Town: Strathfield, Strathfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Laverton, Victoria, Australia, 15 January 1940, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Randwick General Cemetery, Sydney
C of E Plot Section Y Grave 32
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World War 2 Service

16 Jan 1939: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer
16 Jan 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer
3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer Alexander (no service number allocated, pre-war enlistment) and Sergeant Platt (service number 1791) were killed when Wirraway aircraft A20-20 of Number 21 Squadron crashed 2 miles north of Laverton Airbase in Victoria

Pilot Officer Alexander was buried in Randwick General Cemetery

Sergeant Platt is commemorated on Panel 5 of the NSW Cremation Memorial in Sydney