Leading Aircraftman Eric Charles BERTRAM

Service No: 116892
Born: Koondrook VIC, 23 October 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 7 August 1942
Unit: No. 62 Airfield Construction Wing
Died: Illness, Markham Valley PNG, 3 January 1944, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Lae War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ernest Manly Bertram and Mary Josephine Bertram, of Koondrook, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Koondrook VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 29 December 1943, Leading Aircraftman Bertram, a Messman, was admitted to III Casualty Clearing Station, Markham Valley, suffering from scrub typhus and he died on 3 January 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, 166/5/389

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