BISHOP, Jack

Aircraft took off to carry out night flying exercise. At approximately 2335hrs the aircraft crashed on a hill near Rothes, 9 miles SSE of Elgin, Morayshire. The cause given for the accident as engine failure.

Last Name
BISHOP
Given Names
Jack
Service Number
407283
Date of Birth
27/12/1917
Birth Location
Mount Gambier S.A
Enlistment Date
17/08/1940
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
19/09/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 5
Intake Date
19/09/1940
Finish Date
08/03/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
14/02/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
20 OTU
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Accidental U.K.
Date of Death
14/02/1942
Age
24
Cemetery / Memorial
Lossiemouth burial ground U.K
Notes

Aircraft took off to carry out night flying exercise. At approximately 2335hrs the aircraft crashed on a hill near Rothes, 9 miles SSE of Elgin, Morayshire. The cause given for the accident as engine failure.

Posting on Death
20 Operational Training Unit
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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