HAYES, John Joseph

Plane was a Wirraway being flown from Port Pirie to the Northern Territory when the plane crashed at Island Lagoon near Pimba. The pilot George Frederick Quinn and co-pilot John Joseph Hayes were killed.

Last Name
HAYES
Given Names
John Joseph
Service Number
409406
Date of Birth
06/05/1915
Birth Location
Buninyong VIC.
Enlistment Date
15/08/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
18/09/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 19
Kill Date or Discharge Date
27/05/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1 AD Laverton
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Air accident Island Lagoon South Australia
Date of Death
27/05/1944
Age
29
Cemetery / Memorial
Port Pirie General Cemetery South Australia
Notes

Plane was a Wirraway being flown from Port Pirie to the Northern Territory when the plane crashed at Island Lagoon near Pimba. The pilot George Frederick Quinn and co-pilot John Joseph Hayes were killed.

Posting on Death
1 Aircraft depot Laverton
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Hayes John - Service Number 409406 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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