John Douglas DALLY

DALLY, John Douglas

Service Number: 413356
Enlisted: 17 August 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 36 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia, 16 January 1920
Home Town: Lindfield, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Accident, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 14 September 1942, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Bomana, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, 413356
17 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
17 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 413356, No. 36 Squadron (RAAF)
14 Sep 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 413356, No. 36 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SW Pacific 1941-45

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Douglas DC2 A30-5 from Number 36 Squadron RAAF crashed near Seven Mile Runway, Moresby with all on board killed:

FOERS, Frank Harold (LAC) 40432 RAAF

DALLY, John Douglas (Sergeant) 413356 RAAF

DEVINE, Stewart (Flight Lieutenant) 347 RAAF

BEITZ, Gordon Thomas (Sergeant) 414637 RAAF

Master Sergeant Alber 600805 US Military

The loss of this aircraft is covered in the book “Allied Air Transport Operations South West Pacific Area in WWII - Volume 1” by Robert H. Kelly