Flight Lieutenant Lionel Manton CAPRON

Service No: 256571
Born: Melbourne VIC, 30 June 1904
Enlisted in the RAAF: 9 August 1940
Unit: No. 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF Station Richmond NSW
Died: Illness, Concord West NSW, 20 July 1944, Aged 40 Years
Buried: Sydney War Cemetery, Rookwood NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Frederick and Edith Capron; husband of Dorothy May Capron, of East Malvern, Victoria
Roll of Honour: East Malvern VIC
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 18 July 1944, Flight Lieutenant Capron (Administrative and Special Duties) was admitted to Station Sick Quarters Richmond and then transferred to No. 3 RAAF Hospital, Concord West, seriously ill. He died on 20 July 1944 from a coronary occlusion.


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, 166/7/506

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