Sgt John Cashel Barry (Service Nr. 423588,RAAF)

Sgt John Cashel Barry (423588), RAAF, aged 22. Buried in Chester Cemetery. Son of Michael Joseph and Florence Kathleen Barry, of Wahroonga.


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Photograph taken whilst on leave in Sydney in 1943

Prior to serving in England where he flew P8088, He spent some time in Canada Camp Borden.
RCAF Station Borden became the most important training facility in Canada, housing both army training and flight training, the latter under the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP).
The BCATP's No. 1 Service Flying Training School (SFTS) was located here until 1946.
The photograph below was taken at Camp Borden, probably during John Cashel Barrys' flight training.
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