LEST WE FORGET

Warrant Officer Leo James ALLEN

Service No: 430349
Born: Mentone VIC, 5 December 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 January 1943
Unit: No. 11 Personnel Disposal and Reception Centre, RAAF Overseas Headquarters
Died: Ground Accident, UK, 25 July 1945, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Sidney John and Irene Mary Allen, of Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Mentone VIC
Remembered: Panel 118, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At Brighton on the 25 July 1945, Warrant Officer Allen, an Air Gunner, died of asphyxia after bathing.

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, 166/3/485