Captain William John McCUTCHEON

Service No: Q39029 (Australian Army)
Born: Innisfail QLD, 28 March 1916
Enlisted in the Army: 28 November 1941
Unit: No. 51 Battalion
Died: Aircraft Accident (School of Army Cooperation Wirraway aircraft A20-462), near Bungendore NSW, 27 February 1942, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Innisfail Cemetery, Queensland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Joseph Francis and Josephene Jane McCutcheon, of Innisfail; husband of Annie Ethel McCutcheon, of Brigalow
Roll of Honour: Innisfail QLD
Remembered: Panel 69, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1050 hours on 27 February 1942, Wirraway A20-462 crashed five miles south west of Bungendore, New South Wales, and the crew of two was killed.

The crew members of A20-462 were:

Captain William John McCutcheon (Q39029) (Supernumerary)
Flying Officer Frederick William Powell (405529) (Pilot)


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 B884, Q39029

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