Flight Sergeant Bernard JOHNSON

Service No: 428497
Born: Geelong VIC, 16 October 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 November 1942
Unit: No. 77 Squadron
Died: Air Operations: (No. 77 Squadron Kittyhawk aircraft A29-825), Noemfoor, 8 October 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Lae War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles Aaron and Catherine Isabella Johnson, of Geelong, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Geelong VIC
Remembered: Panel 104, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

When returning from a bombing mission on 8 October 1944, Kittyhawk A29-825 flown by Flight Sergeant Johnson tailed and spun in when approaching to land at Kamiri airstrip, Noemfoor and he was killed.


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, 166/21/205; A9845, 167

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