Sergeant Winston Trevor JONES

Service No: 402999
Born: Mayfield NSW, 25 January 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 11 November 1940
Unit: No. 59 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station North Coates
Died: Air Operations: (No. 59 Squadron Hudson aircraft AM796), North Sea, 2 March 1942, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of David and Lucy Isobell Jones; husband of Elma Irene Jones, of Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 112, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Panel 124, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: NSW Department of Education Teachers and Trainees WW2 Honour Roll, Sydney NSW

At 0855 hours on 2 March 1942 Hudson AM796 took off from North Cotes on a Reefer Patrol over the North Sea. From then nothing further heard of either the aircraft or any member of the crew.

The crew members of AM796 were:

Flying Officer Donald Hunter Bain (404638) (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner)
Sergeant Winston Trevor Jones (402999) (Wireless Operator Air Gunner)
Sergeant Keith John Collinge Lauder (402510) (Pilot)
Sergeant Douglas Robert Rutherford (404203) (Air Observer)


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, 163/129/168
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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