Pilot Officer John Milburn MAYALL

Service No: 400150
Born: Geelong VIC, 27 January 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 23 June 1940
Unit: No 126 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Air Operations: (No. 126 Squadron Hurricane aircraft Z2819), Malta, 10 March 1942, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery, Malta
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Ernest and Janet Mayall, of Red Cliffs, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Red Cliffs VIC
Remembered: Panel 127, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 10 March 1942 Hurricane Z2819 flown by Pilot Officer Mayall was scrambled to intercept enemy aircraft. Z2819 was shot down and crashed near the Elementary School, Attard, at about 1050 hours. Pilot Officer Mayall was killed the aircraft was burned out and a total loss.


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, 163/422/311

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