Pilot Officer James McFadyenPrint Page
A plaque commemorates Pilot officer McFadyen, the Hahndorf`s band side drummer, who joined the band in 1939 and played with them for two years before being enlisted. He was a Spitfire pilot and his plane was shot down as he returned home from his final mission in December 1944.
Although he tried to land safely he crashed and his remains were reported to have been found in Belgium.
|Address:||15 Balhannah Road, Hahndorf Town Band, Hahndorf, 5245|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.027394|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||08-December-1944|
|Actual Event End Date:||08-December-1944|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 25th April, 2009|