Squadron Leader John Harry MacKellar CHISHOLM

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 39652 (RAF)
Born: New South Wales, 1918
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 157 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Air Operations: (No. 157 Squadron Mosquito aircraft TA396), North West Europe, 16 September 1944, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John MacKellar Chisholm and Margery MacKellar Chisholm; husband of Patricia Lorraine Chisholm, of Betton Strange, Shropshire
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 200, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK

On 15 September 1944, Mosquito TA396 took off from Swannington at 2340 hours and was lost without trace.

The crew members of TA396 were:

Squadron Leader John Henry MacKellar Chisholm (39652) (Pilot)
Flight Lieutenant Eric Lawless Wilde (121474) (RAFVR) (Navigator Wireless Operator)


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