HERMAN, James Alexander

Plane was Hudson A16-91 which collided with another and both crashed. All 3 crew members on board a16-91 were killed.The crew of the other aircraft survived. Private Herman's brother, Sgt Ronald McGregor Herman was also killed in a mid-air collision over Luqa Malta.

Last Name
HERMAN
Given Names
James Alexander
Service Number
407713
Date of Birth
06/08/1913
Birth Location
Adelaide S.A
Enlistment Date
04/01/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
24/07/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 16
Intake Date
24/07/1941
Finish Date
02/05/1942
To
2BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
24/05/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
32 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Accidental air crash Giru QLD
Date of Death
24/05/1942
Age
28
Cemetery / Memorial
Sydney Memorial Rookwood NSW
Notes

Plane was Hudson A16-91 which collided with another and both crashed. All 3 crew members on board a16-91 were killed.The crew of the other aircraft survived. Private Herman's brother, Sgt Ronald McGregor Herman was also killed in a mid-air collision over Luqa Malta.

Posting on Death
32 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - HERMAN James - Service Number 407713 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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