Flying Officer James Malcolm WISHART

Service No: 407598
Born: Berri SA, 22 February 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 11 November 1940
Unit: No. 7 Service Flying Training School, Deniliquin NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 7 Service Flying Training School Wirraway aircraft A20-388), Deniliquin, 27 February 1942, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Deniliquin General Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alfred Philip and Edith Grace Wishart, of Berri, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

At 1300 hours on 27 February 1942, Wirraway A20-388 crashed at the Deniliquin Bombing Range and the pilot was killed. The cause of the accident is obscure. The crew members were:

Leading Aircraftman (later Flying Officer) Warren Reay Knight (416313) (Trainee) Dangerously injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 17 December 1945
Flying Officer James Malcolm Wishart (407598) (Pilot)


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 A9845, 111


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Wirraway, Boomerang and CA-15 in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1991

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