Leading Aircraftman Herbert Arthur BARTLEY

Service No: 57438
Born: Footscray VIC, 19 March 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 9 June 1942
Unit: No. 6 Airfield Construction Squadron, Kiriwina PNG
Died: Illness, Lae PNG, 16 March 1944, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Lae War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Samuel Trenwith Bartley and Ellen Bartley, of West Footscray, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Footscray VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 14 March 1944, Leading Aircraftman Bartley, a General Hand, was admitted to Sick Quarters suffering from cerebral malaria. He was transferred to No. 23 Medical Clearing Station, Lae, and died on 16 March 1944.


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, 166/5/460

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