Leading Aircraftman David Isaac BLOK

Service No: 68497
Born: Adelong NSW, 16 July 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 5 August 1942
Unit: No. 338 Radar Station, Long Island PNG
Died: Illness, Dreger Harbour PNG, 3 January 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Lae War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of the Revd. Morice Jacob Blok and Ivy Levenia Blok, of Braxton, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Dural NSW
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Branxton RSL Memorial Hall and Honour Rolls, Branxton NSW

On 3 January 1944, Leading Aircraftman Blok, died of typhus fever complicated by bilateral pneumonia at the 54th American Evacuation Hospital at Dreger Harbour, New Guinea.


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, 166/5/410
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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