John James LORD

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LORD, John James

Service Number: 409158
Enlisted: 19 July 1941
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF) Nhill, Bairnsdale, East Sale
Born: Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 31 January 1923
Home Town: Cheltenham, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Accident, East Sale, Victoria, Australia, 23 February 1945, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Sale Public (and War) Cemetery, Victoria
Plot B Row C Grave 12
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bairnsdale Royal Australian Air Force Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Warrant Officer, SN 409158
19 Jul 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
23 Feb 1945: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 409158, No. 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF) Nhill, Bairnsdale, East Sale

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Ventura A59-9 of Number 1 Operational Training Unit crashed near the East Sale RAAF base in Victoria with all on board killed:

DAVEY, Killems Richards (LAC) 141547

DRAKE, John Joseph (Sergeant) BEM 50354

LORD, John James (Warrant Officer) 409158

McKAY, Alan Murray (Sergeant) 409479

ROBINSON, William Charles Thomas (Flying Officer) 415551

ROSALKY, Marcus (Flight Sergeant) 72799