LEST WE FORGET

Corporal John Joseph CAHILL

Service No: 21742
Born: Tumut NSW, 9 February 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 13 February 1941
Unit: No. 2 Personnel Depot
Died: Ground Accident, Allawah NSW, 6 June 1945, Aged 32 Years
Buried: Sydney War Cemetery, Rookwood, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Daniel and Elizabeth Winifred Cahill, of Hurstville
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 6 June 1945, Corporal Cahill, a Clerk, died of injuries sustained when he fell off the Allawah Railway Station platform to the permanent way and was struck by a train.

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, 166/7/1018