Flying Officer Arthur Selwyn Jones

Service number 409152
Birth Date 06 January 1916
Birth Place New Zealand
Death Date 05 February 1943
Death Place North Africa
Final Rank Flying Officer
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Unit ATTD Royal Air Force Station Gibraltar
Places
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Flying Officer Arthur Selwyn Jones enlisted to the Royal Australian Air Force on 19 January 1941, after previously serving with the militia. He undertook his initial pilot training in New South Wales and Victoria, and completed his operational training in the United Kingdom. Flying Officer Jones went on to serve with 3 Squadron, attached to the Royal Air Force Station at Gibraltar. On 5 February 1943, Flying Officer Jones died of an accident in North Africa. He is buried at Le Petit Lac Cemetery, Oran, Algeria.

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    ATTD Royal Air Force Station Gibraltar
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Flying Officer

Timeline

Date of birth 06 January 1916
Date of enlistment 19 January 1941
Date of death 05 February 1943