LEST WE FORGET

Flight Sergeant James Seatter DICKSON

Service No: 409206
Born: Glasgow, Scotland, 28 October 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 July 1941 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 2 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit (RAF), RAF Station Catfoss
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Operational Training Unit Beaufighter aircraft EL402), Yorkshire, 4 January 1943, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alexander Morrison Dickson and Frances Dickson, of Albert Park, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 121, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 4 January 1943, Beaufighter EL402 crashed at Filey, Yorkshire, and both crew members were killed. The crew members of EL402 were:

Flight Sergeant James Seatter Dickson (409206) (Pilot)
Sergeant Joseph Miles (992871) (Navigator / Wireless)

References:

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, 166/9/2