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James Herbert John ENGLISH (Pilot Officer 413843)
Birth: 8 Jul 1921 Darlinghurst NSW
Father: James Charles Joseph ENGLISH (1898-1973)
Mother: Eileen Susan Amilda MCPHAIL (1899-1970)
Occupation: School Teacher
Enlisted: 13 Sep 1941 Sydney NSW
Residence: 22 Phillip Street Thirroul NSW
Next of Kin: James English
Unit: 460 Squadron RAAF attached to RAF UK
Death: 2 Dec 1943 Germany
Cemetery: Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Berlin Germany
Honours: 28 Mar 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross
Roll of Honour: Soldiers Memorial Thirroul NSW
Photo courtesy Camden Historical Society (from Joyce Thorn scrapbook)
James' grandfather Henry English was born and worked at Camden Park, his father James was born at Narellan.
Pilot Officer James Herbert John ENGLISH died on 2 December 1943 in a Flying Battle over Germany age 22.
James was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for skill and courage in operation against the enemy. The Cross was presented to his father by the Governor General of Australia at Admiralty House Sydney on 23rd July 1945.
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