John William DANIELL

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DANIELL, John William

Service Number: 140
Enlisted: 15 July 1936
Last Rank: Wing Commander
Last Unit: No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Perth Western Australia , 9 February 1917
Home Town: Mount Lawley, Vincent, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Student
Died: Air operations Accident, Off Queensland Coast, Australia, 28 February 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Moresby (Bomana) Memorial
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World War 2 Service

15 Jul 1936: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Wing Commander, SN 140, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)

Non Warlike Service

15 Jul 1936: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Air Cadet, SN 140, RAAF Point Cook

World War 2 Service

15 Jul 1936: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Wing Commander, SN 140, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
12 Feb 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 140, No. 14 Squadron (RAAF)
3 Sep 1939: Involvement Wing Commander, SN 140
1 Oct 1942: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Wing Commander
7 Feb 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Wing Commander, SN 140, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Wing Commander, SN 140, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by Graham Padget

Wing Commander John William Daniell was the son of John James Daniell and Marguerette Gertrude Daniell, of Mount Lawley, Western Australia.

Wing Commander Daniell was the captain of RAAF Catalina aircraft A24-25 and was recorded as having been lost on an anti-submarine patrol while operating from Cairns QLD, 11 crew members were lost.