Allan Graham FAIRFAX

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FAIRFAX, Allan Graham

Service Number: 412502
Enlisted: 19 July 1941
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia, 14 June 1917
Home Town: Chatswood, Willoughby, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, New Guinea, 22 November 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lae Memorial, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lae Memorial, Lindfield St David's Uniting Church WW2 Memorial Windows
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 412502
19 Jul 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 412502

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer Allan Graham Fairfax 412502 was killed when B17 Flying Fortress 41-2536 from Number 65 Squadron of the USAAF 43rd Bombardment Group was lost at sea 60 miles off Lae, New Guinea - his body was not recovered and he is commemorated on the Lae Memorial

His death is mentioned in the book “Tocumwal to Tarakan” by Michael V. Nelmes