Birth date: 6 November 1917
Death date: 30 January 1944
Death place: New Guinea: Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain
Final rank: Wing Commander
Service number: 250283 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: No. 22 Squadron

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Wing Commander
  • Date of Death: 30 January 1944
  • Unit: No. 22 Squadron

Collection Items



250283 Wing Commander (Wg Cmdr) James Gibson Emerton, the Commanding Officer of No 22 (Boston) Squadron RAAF, climbs from the cockpit of the aircraft, coded DU-K, RAAF serial No. A28-9, on completion of a sweep over New Britain. Wg Cmdr Emerton was lost on operations over New Britain on 30 January...



Date of birth 1917-11-06
Date of death 1944-01-30