Jack Weston BARNWELL

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BARNWELL, Jack Weston

Service Number: 432300
Enlisted: 5 December 1942, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: 5 Service Flying Training School
Born: Eastwood, New South Wales, 31 October 1924
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Leading Aircraftman
Died: Accidental (on training exercise), Uranquinty, New South Wales, 1 August 1943, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Wagga Wagga General Cemetery
Wagga Wagga War Cemetery Plot A, Row A, Grave 3
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eastwood War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

5 Dec 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 432300, 5 Service Flying Training School
5 Dec 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sydney, New South Wales

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Biography

Jack Weston BARNWELL was born on 31st October 1924 in Eastwood, Sydney

His parents were Harrie Weston BARNWELL and Ada Bertha MEREDITH

He enlisted in Sydney on 5th December 1942 with the Australian Air Force and was a Leading Aircraftman with the 5 Service Flying Training School

He died in an accident during training at Uranquinty NSW in a Wirraway A20 -150 He was laid to rest with full Air Force Honours and  buried in Wagga Wagga War Cemetery &  commemorated on the Australian War Memorial and the Roll of Honour in Eastwood, 

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES (www.cwgc.org)

 

HIS PROFILE & Tribute (www.raafdb.com)

 

NOMINAL ROLL - Australian War Memorial (www.ww2roll.gov.au)

 

LINK to newspaper article (trove.nla.gov.au) with further information about him

 

 

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