Leading Aircraftman Leslie Francis Dix BULMER

Service No: 34170
Born: Manly NSW, 2 July 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 9 October 1940
Unit: No. 77 Squadron
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, Admiralty Islands, 11 May 1944, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Lae War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Leslie Algernon and Gladys Maud Bulmer; husband of Daphne Jean Bulmer, of Leitchville, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Manly NSW
Remembered: Panel 104, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Manly ANZAC War Memorial, Manly NSW

On 9 May 1944, Leading Aircraftman Bulmer, a Fitter II Airframe, suffered second degree burns in an accident while on duty when he was filling a petrol container which ignited. He was admitted to No. 26 Military Clearing Station, Admiralty Islands, but died of his injuries on 11 May 1944.


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, 166/6/524
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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