LEST WE FORGET

Warrant Officer Colin Ward BURGESS

Service No: 14750
Born: Singleton NSW, 12 October 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 April 1940
Unit: No. 2 Personnel Depot, Moore Park NSW
Died: Illness, Rozelle NSW, 16 January 1946, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Sydney War Cemetery, Rookwood, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Wesley Austin Burgess and Vera Maggie Burgess; husband of Florence Burgess, of Randwick
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 16 January 1946, Warrant Officer Burgess, a Photographer, died of an illness at Callan Park Mental Hospital, Rozelle.

References:

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, 166/6/1456