Squadron Leader James Catanach

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Squadron Leader James Catanach

  • Birth 23 Nov 1921 Melbourne, Melbourne City, Victoria, Australia
  • Death 29 Mar 1944
  • Burial Poznan, Wielkopolskie, Poland
  • Plot Coll. grave 9. A.
  • Memorial ID 20953561

One of the Great Escape participants.

400364 S/L James Catanach DFC, Australian, born 28-Nov-1921, 455 Sqdn (crash landed in Norway, 6-Sep-1942, Hampden I AT109), recaptured at Flensburg, murdered 29-Mar-1944 by Post, cremated at Kiel.

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Service No: 400364
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Royal Australian Air Force, 455 Sqdn.
Honors: D F C, Mentioned in Despatches

Son of William Mercer Catanach and Ruby Catanach, of Malvern, Victoria, Australia.


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