M.478 First Officer   James Arthur MacCallum

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  b. 24 Apr 1912, Johannesburg SA 5 Jun 1941 to 30 Nov 1945 

 

     

Father: Col. William Henry MacCallum DSM

Ed. at Malvern High School, and Witwatersrand Technical College

m. 1940 Lily Dora [Stones], 1 child

A Foreman aero engine fitter for the Ford Motor Co., Manchester

prev. exp. 130hrs

Address in 1941: 4 Granville Rd, Wilmslow, Cheshire

Mother's address: 94 Highland Rd, Kensington, Johannesburg, SA


Postings: 6FPP, 1FPP, 8FPP, 3FPP

"An average pilot whose only fault is over-confidence"; he was demoted to 2nd Officer from Mar-44 to Jun-44 to for flying in conditions below ATA limits, and flying after ATA landing time.


He filed a patent for a machine to produce egg-cartons in 1956 - "James Arthur MacCallum, Johannesburg, Union of South Africa, assignor to Gummed Tapes (Proprietary) Limited, Johannesburg"

 


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