Pilot Officer James Norman ALEXANDER

Service No: Unknown
Born: Randwick NSW, 27 April 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 January 1939 (at RAAF Station Point Cook VIC)
Unit: No. 21 Squadron, RAAF Station Laverton VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 21 Squadron Wirraway A20-20), near Laverton, 15 January 1940, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Randwick General Cemetery NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James and Gertrude Emma Alexander, of Strathfield
Roll of Honour: Strathfield NSW
Remembered: Panel 101, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 15 January 1940, Wirraway A20-20 crashed and burned about 3 kms north of RAAF Station Laverton and both crew members were killed. Those crew members were:

Pilot Officer James Norman Alexander (Service number unknown) (Pilot)
Sergeant William Kenneth Platt (1791) (Observer)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 53/1/654

Book Now Book Now