BLECHYNDEN Roger Vincent 46227

LEST WE FORGET 

Leading Aircraftman Roger Vincent BLECHYNDEN

Service No: 46227
Born: Mount Kokeby (via Beverley) WA, 5 December 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 13 January 1942
Unit: HQ Western Area, Perth WA
Died: Motor Vehicle Accident, Perth WA, 11 December 1943, Aged 24 years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur and Stella Bertile Blechynden, of Swanbourne.
Roll of Honour: Beverly WA
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA
Remembered: Beverley Honour Board WWII, Beverley WA

Leading Aircraftman Blechynden was severely injured when a motor cycle he was riding collided with a truck in Rutland Avenue, Carlisle on 10 December 1943.  He died the following day.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/5/327
The West Australian Newspaper, Monday 13 December 1943