Pilot Officer James Joseph TARLINTON

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 40763 (RAF)
Born: Location, Date unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 79 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Air Operations: (No. 79 Squadron Hurricane I aircraft L1699), off Kent, 16 February 1940, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information:
Roll of Honour: Son of James Herbert and Florence May Tarlington, of Cobargo, New South Wales, Australia
Remembered: Panel 10, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Pilot Officer Tarlinton in Hurricane L1699 was on convoy patrol and went missing over the North Sea. The aircraft ditched one mile north of Reculver, Kent and he was lost.


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Franks, Norman L R Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World war Volume 1 Operational Losses: Aircraft and Crews 1939-1941, Midland Publishing Leicester UK, 1997

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