MOORHOUSE, John Edward

Service Number: 405197
Enlisted: 2 February 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Royal Australian Air Force
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 20 February 1915
Home Town: Ascot, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Brisbane Boys' College, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Reedy near Kingston SE, South Australia, 11 August 1942, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Queensland
Columbarium Wall 1, Section 3, Niche 29 Roll of Honour - Brisbane
Memorials: Bundaberg Civic Centre Memorial Portico, Reedy Creek RAAF Anson AW678 Crash Site Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 405197
2 Feb 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 405197, Royal Australian Air Force, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
2 Feb 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 405197

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Surname on the WW2 Nominal Roll is spelt Moorhouse

Son of Francis John and Florence Moorhouse; husband of Naomi Isobel Moorhouse of Ascot, QLD

Plane was Anson AW 678 which crashed at Reedy Creek, near Kingston SE, South Australia

Sgt. Pilot John Edward Moorhouse who was recently killed in an aircraft accident near Mount Gambier (South Australia) was educated at the Brisbane Boys' College. His wife, who was formerly Miss Naomi Robertson, resides at Ferne, Oxlade Drive, New Farm. They have a small son.