Sergeant John James MANDERSON

Service No: 401708
Born: Williamstown VIC, 26 September 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 March 1941
Unit: No. 3 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 3 Squadron Kittyhawk aircraft AL182), Egypt, 6 August 1942, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Henry John and Minnie Beatrice Manderson, of North Williamstown, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Williamstown VIC
Remembered: Panel 98, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 0645 hours on 6 August 1942, Kittyhawk AL182 spun in and crashed when turning in to land at Landing Ground 222, killing Sergeant Manderson.


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, 163/124/421

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