James Robert AXON

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AXON, James Robert

Service Number: 405033
Enlisted: 6 January 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 100 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 3 July 1920
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Dromana, Victoria, Australia, 12 July 1942, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Box Hill General Cemetery, Victoria
Presbyterian Plot. Sec. 51. Grave 34
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 405033
6 Jan 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 100 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Samuel and Mary Margaret Axon of Walgett, NSW

 

RAAF Beaufort aircraft A9-64 of Number 100 Squadron crashed at Arthur's Seat, near Dromana, Victoria - all crew killed:

 

Flying Officer Robert Terence Wolfenden Elcoate 712

Flight Sergeant James Robert Axon 405033

Sergeant Charles Martin Redgrave 405934

Sergeant Dudley Merten Wehl 404520