Sergeant James Alexander MANT

Service No: 5799
Born: Brisbane QLD, 30 December 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 9 January 1940
Unit: No. 23 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 23 Squadron Wirraway aircraft A20-532), near Toowoomba QLD, 7 April 1942, Aged 25 Years
Cremated: Mt. Thompson Crematorium QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Mant
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Queensland Crematorium Memorial, Brisbane
Remembered: Panel 101, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 7 April 1942, Wirraway A20-532 crashed 2 miles north of the Toowoomba aerodrome and both crew members were killed.

The crew members of A20-532 were:

Sergeant Robert Eric Fraser (405304) (Pilot)
Sergeant James Alexander Mant (5799) (Observer)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/142/336; A9845, 196

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