James George COWAN-HUNT

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COWAN-HUNT, James George

Service Number: 402318
Enlisted: 19 August 1940
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 459 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Sydney, NSW, Australia, 23 December 1916
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Flying Battle, Middle East, Egypt, 30 June 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, El Alamein, Marsa Matruh, Egypt
Memorials: Alamein Memorial (El Alamein), Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 402318, No. 459 Squadron (RAAF), Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre
19 Aug 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 402318, No. 459 Squadron (RAAF)
19 Aug 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 402318

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Born:  James George HUNT, 23/12/1916, Sydney, NSW, Australia (NSW Reg No: 132/1917).

Son of George James HUNT & Jean Knox (nee-COWAN) HUNT.