Sergeant Edgar Purton JACKSON

Service No: 400227
Born: Hawthorn VIC, 19 October 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 July 1940
Unit: No. 452 Squadron
Died: Air Operations: (No. 452 Squadron Spitfire aircraft AB852), France, 13 October 1941, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Walter Cyril Jackson and Iris Flora Jackson, of Preston, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Preston VIC
Remembered: Panel 62, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Panel 105, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On a Circus mission on 13 October 1941, Spitfire AB852 flown by Sergeant Jackson was shot down by an Me109 over France. It was his first mission.


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, 163/126/60

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