James Alwyn EWEN

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EWEN, James Alwyn

Service Number: 423689
Enlisted: 18 July 1942
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Suva Fiji, 17 July 1918
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Lost on operations-mid air collision between two Lancaster bombers, France, 16 July 1944, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Lignieres-de-Touraine Communal Cemetery
Row B. Grave 3
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

18 Jul 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 423689, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
18 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 423689, Aircrew Training Units
16 Jul 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, No. 467 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

James Alwyn EWEN was born on 17th July, 1918 in Suva, Fiji

His parents were James Alwyn EWEN and Margueretta Gertrude BRUNSTEIN who married in Victoria in 1911

James married Gwenyth Alexandra WHITTAKER in 1942 in Sydney

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His sister June Alwyn EWEN also served in the RAAF in WW2 (SN 10834) and was discharged in 1945