James CLARK DFC, AFC, MiD

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CLARK, James

Service Number: 402439
Enlisted: 19 August 1940, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Squadron Leader
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Waverley, New South Wales, 28 August 1915
Home Town: Hurstville, Kogarah, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), Germany, 12 December 1944, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany
13. G. 12
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

19 Aug 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 402439, Sydney, New South Wales
12 Dec 1944: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Squadron Leader, SN 402439, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by Barbara Krnos

The son of David and Mary Clark and married to Ivy Eileen Clark with one son.  He had an Uncle, J. Fitzpatrick living in Scotland

Squadron Leader James Clark was shot down over Essen, Germany.  The plane burst into flames and only four of the crew could be absolutely identified.  James Clark was presumed to be one of the other two who died.  He was maried, (Ivy Eileen Clark) with one son.