LEST WE FORGET

Corporal Kenneth James McVICAR

Service No: 4550
Born: Avoca VIC, 25 February 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 3 July 1939
Unit: No. 10 Squadron, RAF Station Mount Batten, Devon
Died: Air Raid, London: 16 April 1941, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George William and Elizabeth Sarah McVicar, of Avoca, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Avoca VIC
Remembered: Panel 100, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Rathmines Memorial Bowling Club, Rathmines NSW

While on leave in London on 16 April 1941, Corporal McVicar was killed as the result of enemy action.

References:

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, 163/141/211
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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Baff, K.C (Kevin), Maritime is Number Ten, K.C. Baff Netley SA, 1983
Joubert, P.B. (Sir Phillip Bennet) Birds and Fishes: the story of Coastal Command, Hutchinson and Company London, 1960
Southall, I.F. (Ivan Francis) (418900) They Shall Not Pass Unseen, Angus and Robertson Sydney NSW, 1956
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