Sergeant James Burdett LOCKYER

Service No: 416102
Born: Gawler SA, 5 June 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 March 1941
Unit: No. 22 Service Flying Training School (RAF), Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 22 Service Flying Training School Harvard aircraft AJ660), Zimbabwe, 9 January 1942, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Gweru Cemetery, Zimbabwe
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alfred William Hills and Constance Louise Lockyer, of Machara, South Australia.
Roll of Honour: Adelaide SA
Remembered: Panel 134, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On the 9th January 1942, Harvard AJ660 crashed at 2025 hours and both the crew members were killed. The crew members were:

Sergeant James Burdett Lockyer (416102) (Pilot)
Flying Officer Albert Ledger White (85635) (RAFVR) (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 A705, 163/139/96


Winter, V.A. (Vincent Adams) (408547) Noble Six Hundred: the story of the Empire Air Training Scheme with special reference to Australians who trained in Southern Rhodesia, V.A. Winter Brighton VIC 3186, 1982

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