CARGILL Harry James 406193

LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer Harry James Scutchings CARGILL 

Service No: 406193
Born: Perth WA, 20 March 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 September 1940
Unit: No. 45 Squadron (RAF), Khumbhirgram, India
Died: Aircraft Accident: (No. 45 Squadron Mosquito aircraft HR 53), Yazagyo, Burma, 17 December 1944, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Imphal War Cemetery, India
CWGC Additional Information: Son of David Roger and Annie Eva Cargill, of Mount Lawley, Western Australia. A.F.I.A.
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 120, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Flying Officer Cargill was involved in an aircraft accident on 5 May 1942 in which Sergeant Albert Mervyn Nicholls(406256) was killed.

Flying Officer Harry James Scutchings Cargill (406193) (Observer) and Flying Officer James Maxwell Levey (408855) (Pilot) were killed in No. 45 Squadron Mosquito aircraft HR 453 on 17 December 1944.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/24/641