Leading Aircraftman Leslie Walter BISHOP

Service No: 143872
Born: Springvale VIC, 7 July 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 5 August 1943
Unit: No. 2 Radio Installation and Maintenance Unit
Died: Drowned, Townsville QLD, 3 March 1946, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Townsville War Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Horace Henry and Letitea Maud Bishop, of Springvale, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Springvale VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 3 March 1946, Leading Aircraftman Bishop, a Cooks Assistant, fell from a bridge when crossing a creek near Townsville and drowned in flood water caused by a cyclone.


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, 166/5/1431