Flight Lieutenant John Howard KEARNS

Service No: 400804
Born: Dunolly VIC, 20 April 1909
Enlisted in the RAAF: 8 November 1940
Unit: No. 460 Squadron, RAF Station Binbrook, Lincolnshire
Died: Illness, Yorkshire, 26 January 1943, Aged 33 Years
Buried: Bubwith (All Saints) Churchyard, Selby, Yorkshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Howard James Kearns and Mabel Beatrice Kearns; husband of Elizabeth Lyle Kearns, of East Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Ballarat VIC
Remembered: Panel 107, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Flight Lieutenant Kearns, the Squadron Adjutant, died of an illness in the York Military Hospital on 26 January 1943.


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 Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/22/14


Firkins, P. C. (Peter Charles) (441386) Strike and Return, Westward Ho Publishing City Beach WA, 1985

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