James McKenzie SIMPSON


SIMPSON, James McKenzie

Service Number: 402026
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 3 November 1920
Home Town: Newcastle, Hunter Region, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Mediterranean Sea off Malta, 15 July 1941, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Malta Memorial, Floriana
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 402026

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Maryland 729 of 69 Squadron RAF was lost at sea near Malta with all crew killed:

Sergeant James McKenzie Simpson 402026 RAAF

Sergeant Cyril Francis Lee 404019 RAAF

Sergeant Jack Carson Grayson Neill 404036 RAAF

Their bodies were not recovered and they are commemorated on the Malta Memorial