John Henry STILES

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STILES, John Henry

Service Number: 1361
Enlisted: 17 May 1928
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: Care and Maintenance Units
Born: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 16 April 1906
Home Town: St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Illness, 105th Australian Medical Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, 9 June 1946, aged 40 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Plot P. Row A. Grave 3
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

17 May 1928: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
3 Sep 1939: Involvement Warrant Officer, SN 1361
9 Jun 1946: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 1361, Care and Maintenance Units

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Warrant Officer John Henry Stiles 1361 enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force in May 1928

On the 4th of June 1946 he was a passenger in a private motor vehicle that had an accident near Mallala, the car was being driven by a RAAF colleague.  Warrant Officer Stiles died in hospital in Adelaide from injuries received in the accident and other complications.

Son of Henry Douglas and Annie Veronica Stiles; husband of Ada Elizabeth Stiles of Kew, Victoria