MEHARRY John Scott 73116

LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer John Scott MEHARRY

Service No: 73116
Born: Katanning WA, 30 November 1916
Enlisted in RAAF: 23 November 1942
Commanding Officer, No. 35 Radar Station, Albany WA, 15 May 1944 – 21 January 1945
Commanding Officer, No. 301 Radar Station, Saidor PNG, 23 April 1945 – c September 1945
Commanding Officer, No. 32 Radar Station, Rottnest Island WA, 23 January – 16 March 1946
Unit: No. 32 Radar Station, Rottnest Island WA
Died: Illness, Perth WA, 22 May 1946, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Alexander and Constance Belle Meharry, of Maylands.
Roll of Honour: Maylands WA
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

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
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/27/1226

Bibliography:

Ferguson, A. J. (Allan) 35 Radar (Albany) / 328 Radar (Wallal Downs), A. J. Ferguson, Ringwood VIC, 1998 – Pages 14, 15, 22
RAAF Historical Section, Units of the Royal Australian Air Force: A Concise History Volume 5 Radar Units, Australian Government Publishing Service, 1995 – No. 32 Radar Station, No. 35 Radar Station, No. 301 Radar Station