Leading Aircraftman Arthur Donald BRAY

Service No: 127922
Born: Ballan VIC, 1 September 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 March 1943
Unit: No. 21 Squadron
Died: Ground Accident, Malvern VIC, 28 January 1946, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur James Bray and Fanny Rebecca Bray, of Bacchus Marsh
Roll of Honour: Bacchus Marsh VIC
Remembered: Panel 101, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 28 January 1946, Leading Aircraftman Bray, a Steward, fell from a city bound train between Malvern and Armidale stations, Melbourne, and died of his injuries on the way to hospital. He leaned too far out of the doorway, and was struck by the iron steps of a signal post.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/6/1465