LEST WE FORGET

Flight Sergeant Graeme Ernest Charles BURTON

Service No: 431530
Born: Richmond VIC, 27 June 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 July 1943
Unit: RAAF Headquarters, Melbourne VIC
Died: Ground Accident, Seaford VIC, 16 January 1945, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ernest Cutler Burton and Ida Mary Burton, of Balwyn
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 16 January 1945, Flight Sergeant Burton, a Navigator Wireless Operator, drowned in the sea at Seaford, Victoria.

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, 166/6/897