Henry James DEESTER

DEESTER, Henry James

Service Number: 414340
Enlisted: 13 September 1941
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia, 1 January 1916
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Burma, 11 June 1944, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Kohima War Cemetery, India
Kohima War Cemetery, Kohima, Nagaland, India
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Warrant Officer, 414340
13 Sep 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, 414340

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flying Officer Brady 414372 and Warrant Officer Deester 414340 of 62 Squadron RAF were killed when Dakota FZ548 crashed near Nilla Bazaar in Burma