LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Keith Andrew AITON

Service No: 37177
Born: Willow Tree NSW, 12 August 1909
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 June 1941
Unit: Base Torpedo Unit
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, Concord West NSW, 20 December 1943, Aged 34 Years
Buried: Sydney War Cemetery, Rookwood NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James and Martha Aiton
Roll of Honour: Newcastle NSW
Remembered: Panel 111, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Leading aircraftman Aitken was injured in a motor cycle accident at 2200 hours on 19 December 1943. He was admitted to No. 3 RAAF Hospital, Concord West, and died of his injuries at 1402 hours on 20 December 1943.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/3/159