HERBERT, James Joseph

Operation Training- evening navigational detail Reason for Loss Collided with 1657HCU Stirling R9192. Crashed north of Saffron Walden, Essex. The Stirling was able to return to base but was subsequently struck off charge.

Last Name
HERBERT
Given Names
James Joseph
Service Number
428007
Date of Birth
22/08/1917
Birth Location
Launceston TAS.
Enlistment Date
14/08/1942
Enlistment Location
Hobart
1Wags Start Date
15/10/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 31
Intake Date
15/10/1942
Finish Date
08/04/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
06/11/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
27 OTU
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle UK
Date of Death
06/11/1943
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Brookwood Military Cemetery Surrey UK
Notes

Operation Training- evening navigational detail Reason for Loss Collided with 1657HCU Stirling R9192. Crashed north of Saffron Walden, Essex. The Stirling was able to return to base but was subsequently struck off charge.

Posting on Death
27 Operational unit
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED

Acknowledgements

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