Aircraftman Class I Sydney Keith BOWN

Service No: 55153
Born: Malvern VIC, 18 May 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 5 May 1942
Unit: No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School, Temora NSW
Died: Illness, Temora, 20 June 1942, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Pine Ridge Memorial Park, Victoria
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles Ernest and Annie Alice May Bown, of Prahran
Roll of Honour: Prahran VIC
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 20 June 1942, Aircraftman Class I Bown, an Aircraft Hand, suffered collapsed and died at the Temora Railway Station while returning from Melbourne with an escort party following an absence without leave.


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, 163/93/551