Flying Officer John Dennis McCLURE

Service No: 402384
Born: Mosman NSW, 7 December 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 August 1940
Unit: No. 79 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 79 Squadron Hurricane aircraft), Armada Road, India, 11 May 1944, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ernest Charles and Helen Winifred McClure, of Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 126, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: University of Sydney World War 2 Roll of Honour, Camperdown NSW

Flying Officer McClure was killed on 11 May 1944 when flying a Hurricane aircraft on a non-operational flight. The aircraft crashed in the Armada Road area during a forced landing.


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, 166/26/456
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line