Leading Aircraftman John Rupert BIRRELL

Service No: 18180
Born: Carlsruhe VIC, 20 September 1907
Enlisted in the RAAF: 23 August 1940
Unit: No. 1 Stores Depot, Fishermen’s Bend VIC
Died: Illness, Melbourne VIC, 12 September 1941, Aged 33 Years
Buried: Carlsruhe Public Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George and Harriet Birrell; husband of Mrs. O. A. Birrell, of Carlton
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 12 September 1941, Leading Aircraftman Birrell, a Driver Motor Transport, died of an illness.


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, 163/92/69