Sergeant James EDWARDS

Service No: 407002
Born: Essex, England, 4 April 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 April 1940 (at Adelaide SA)
Unit: No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Station Amberley QLD
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 3 Service Flying Training School Anson aircraft 9902), near Ipswich QLD, 17 June 1941, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Adelaide (Centennial Park) Cemetery, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Husband of Joan Beatrice Edwards, of Port Lincoln
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

Avro Anson 9902 crashed near Dinmore, Queensland, during instrument flying instruction. The cause of the accident was unknown. The crew members of 9902 were:

Sergeant James Edwards (407002) (Instructor Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Herbert Edgar Pym (404832) (Student Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Bernard William Reynolds (404894) (Student Pilot)


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 A9845, 67

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