Cash, Second Lieutenant James Norman

No 71 (Australian) Sqn RFC

James Cash came from Chinchilla, Queensland. He was born in 1896 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, and was aged 20 and working as a Stockman when he joined the 13th Field Artillery Battery at Brisbane on 18 August 1916, before departing Sydney on RMS Osterley on 10 February 1917. Soon after arrival in England he transferred to the AFC and was trained to fly at Nos 29 and 30 Training Sqns. He was commissioned in October, posted to No 71 (Australian) Sqn in November, and went to France with the unit on 15 December.

He was killed in an aircraft accident on 6 January 1918 when flying Sopwith Camel B2474. The accident is described above in the entry on Lt A M Anderson.

2Lt J N Cash is buried in Grave E 6 at Sailly-Lebourse Cemetery, France.

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