Flight Lieutenant John William B McKENZIE

459 RAAF Squadron

Service No. 411032

Date of Birth: 17 Nov 1918

Place of Birth: RICHMOND, VIC

Date of Enlistment: 31 Mar 1941

Date of Discharge: 21 Feb 1946

Rank: Flight Lieutenant

Date of Death: 15 May 2013

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Service Record:

  • 31.03.1941 Enlisted No 2 as Navigator

  • 16.08.1941 No.1 AOS Malton, Ontario, Canada

  • 09.11.1941 No.1 BGS Jarvis, Ontario, Canada

  • 26.02.1942 No.2 ANS Pennfield Ridge, New Brunswick, Canada

  • 09.03.1942 No.3 PRC Bournemouth, U.K.

  • 15.04.1942 No.1 OUT, Silloth, U.K.

  • 24.06.1942 First Operation, Germany

  • 19.07.1942 459 Squadron till 2.11.1943

  • 12.11.1943 No.1 METS – El Ballah – Bombing Leaders Course

  • 13.01.1944nAhqem Bombing Leader till 3.7.44.

  • 27.11.1944 No.7 OUT, Tocumwal, Australia, Liberators

  • 21.02.1945 No.23 Squadron, Nth.Australia

  • 08.07.1945 No.21 Squadron, Moroai till 8.2.46.

  • 21.02.1946 Discharged

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