MOSSOP, John Norton

Plane was a RAAF Beaufort A9-566 which disappeared on a ferry flight of three aircraft from Camden to Townsville via Amberley due to poor weather. Five crew were lost.

Last Name
MOSSOP
Given Names
John Norton
Service Number
407846
Date of Birth
23/08/1914
Birth Location
Adelaide S.A
Enlistment Date
01/02/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
06/03/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 11
Intake Date
06/03/1941
Finish Date
20/10/1941
To
2BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
11/03/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
15 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Aircraft accident between Amberley and Garbutt
Date of Death
11/03/1945
Age
30
Cemetery / Memorial
Sydney Memorial NSW Australia
Medals
1939-45 Star/ Ribbon Pacific Star 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Plane was a RAAF Beaufort A9-566 which disappeared on a ferry flight of three aircraft from Camden to Townsville via Amberley due to poor weather. Five crew were lost.

Posting on Death
15 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - MOSSOP John Norton - Service Number 407846 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial