Leading Aircraftman James McINERNEY

Service No: 152548
Born: Kadina SA, 25 March 1942
Enlisted in the RAAF: 14 March 1944
Unit: No. 12 Aircraft Repair Depot, Kiriwina
Died: Ground Accident, Darwin NT, 9 March 1945, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery, NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James and Ruby McInerney; husband of Thelma May McInerney, of West Brunswick, Victoria.
Roll of Honour: Brunswick VIC
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 9 March 1945, Leading Aircraftman McInerney, a Motor Trimmer, was on duty painting the roof of the body building shop at No. 12 ARD Detachment A, when he was electrocuted due to contact with a live electric wire while standing on the roof of the building.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/26/834

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