Donald Shaw CORMACK


CORMACK, Donald Shaw

Service Number: 414470
Enlisted: 11 October 1941
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force Training Units
Born: Esk, Queensland, Australia, 1 October 1920
Home Town: Esk, Somerset, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), New Brunswick, Canada, 26 January 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Ottawa Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ottawa Memorial, Ontario, Canada
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 414470
11 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, Aircrew Training Units
11 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 414470
26 Jan 1943: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 414470, Royal Canadian Air Force Training Units

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Ventura AE665 of Number 34 Operational Training Unit RCAF was lost at sea off the coast of (Richibucto) New Brunswick, Canada - all crew were listed as missing:

Pilot Officer Stanley Joseph James 416966 RAAF

Pilot Officer Donald Shaw Cormack 414470 RAAF

Sergeant Thomas Matthew Hunter 42329 RNZAF

Their bodies were not recovered and they are commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial