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Corporal Harold William JOHNSON (1727) of the Royal Australian Air Force

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Wirraway A20-5
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Death of Death 1939-09-05 Age : 28 years.

Served in 12 Sqdn RAAF

Burial/Commemoration Details : P.A.12. at Adelaide River War Cemetery, Australia (Map)


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AIR81/11663Pilot Officer G W Annand (RNZAF): injured; Wirraway A20-58, W Flight Kahang; aircraft force landed by enemy action near Parit Sulong, Johore, Malaya, 19 January 1942.C17059392

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Date: 05 Sep 39 Aircraft: Wirraway I A20-5 Unit 12 Sqdn RAAF Airfield /Crash Location , Australia
SourceHenk Welting's Database
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Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerArnold Victor DOLPHIN () Wirraway A20-5  Forum Post 1939-09-0512 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaAdelaide River War Cemetery
CorporalHarold William JOHNSON (1727) Wirraway A20-5  Forum Post 1939-09-0512 Sqdn RAAF AIR27 AustraliaAdelaide River War Cemetery

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