James Baker MCCOY

MCCOY, James Baker

Service Number: 439317
Enlisted: 17 June 1943
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2 May 1925
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: RAAF Officer
Died: Aircraft accident, Lord Howe Island, 28 September 1948, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
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World War 2 Service

17 Jun 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
17 Jun 1943: Enlisted SN 439317
17 Jun 1943: Involvement SN 439317
8 Aug 1945: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 439317, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SW Pacific 1941-45
Date unknown: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN 439317
Date unknown: Discharged SN 439317

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Catalina Flying Boat A24-381 of Number 11 Squadron crashed on Lord Howe Island on the 28th of September 1948 with seven of the crew killed and two survivors

SMITH, Malcolm Donald (Flight Lieutenant) 403541

McCOY, James Baker (Flight Lieutenant) 439317

KELLER, William David (Flight Lieutenant) 1636

McKENZIE, Alex (Flight Lieutenant) 38188

BACON, Sidney Howard (Warrant Officer) 32007

SALIS, Donald Edward (Warrant Officer) 3982

PIERCY, Sydney Lionel (Sergeant) 415876

BRADLEY, Bert Raymond (Flight Lieutenant) 414301 (survived)

LEA, John Dean (Warrant Officer) 442553 (survived)

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