Shipman, John William (Flight Lieutenant)

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Accession Number PR01788
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 4 wallets: 4 cm
Object type Papers, Service papers
Maker Commonwealth of Australia
Shipman, John William
Place made Australia: Queensland, Maryborough
Date made 1942-1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Collection relating to the service of 422085 Flight Lieutenant John William Shipman, 100 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force, 1942-1945. Collection comprises letters to his father during 1945, postcards, a flying log book recording aircraft type and number, pilot and duty with additional remarks, including details relating to the Beaufort Bomber A9-557 which is now held in the Memorial's collection. Shipman was killed in flying battle in New Guinea, 13 March 1945. Additional correspondence from the Directorate of War Graves Services to his brother, relates the location of his grave in Lae War Cemetery, May 1947.