Flight Sergeant John Cashel BARRY

Service No: 423588
Born: North Sydney NSW, 21 August 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 July 1942
Unit: No. 61 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 61 Operational Training Unit Spitfire aircraft), Shropshire, 16 September 1944, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Chester (Blacon) Cemetery, Cheshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Michael Joseph and Florence Kathleen Barry, of Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Wahroonga NSW
Remembered: Panel 118, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 16 September 1944, Flight Sergeant Barry flying a Spitfire aircraft crashed about eight miles south south west of Market Drayton, Shropshire, and he was killed.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/5/695

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