Squadron Leader Jack HOLLOWAY

Service No: 2631
Born: Malvern VIC, 7 April 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 17 January 1938 (at RAAF Station Laverton VIC)
Unit: No. 22 Squadron
Died: Air Operations: (No. 22 Squadron Beaufighter aircraft A8-135), Sulawesi, 27 February 1945, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James and Stella Elizabeth Holloway; husband of Nancy Catherine Holloway, of Malvern, Victoria, Australia.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 101, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 27 February 1945, Beaufighter A8-135 failed to pull out from a dive bomb attack on a bridge at Lake Lymboto, Northern Celebes, and was destroyed on impact. The crew members were:

Flying Officer David Eustace Genders (437919) (Navigator) PoW: Died, 10 May 1945
Squadron Leader Jack Holloway (2631) (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 A705, 166/18/644


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Beaufort, Beaufighter and Mosquito in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1990
Parnell, N.M. (Neville M.) Whispering Death: A history of the RAAF’s Beaufighter Squadrons, AH & AW Reed Terry Hills NSW, 1980

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