Donald Bertram KAIRTON


KAIRTON, Donald Bertram

Service Number: 414694
Enlisted: 8 November 1941
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 19 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Newcastle, England, 23 August 1921
Home Town: Babinda, Cairns, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Normandy, France, 14 June 1944, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Le Gue-De-La-Chaine Communal Cemetery, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lithgow War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Warrant Officer, SN 414694
8 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, Aircrew Training Units
6 Jun 1944: Involvement Warrant Officer, No. 19 Squadron (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Wilfred and Evelyn Kairton of Lithgow, NSW

Warrant Officer Donald Bertram Kairton 414694 was killed in the loss of Mustang F882 of Number 19 Squadron RAF near Gue De La Chaine, France