Corporal Peter Wilkinson CAVANAGH

Service No: 117541
Born: Esmond VIC, 19 March 1900
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 August 1942
Unit: No. 1 Radio Installation and Maintenance Unit, Croydon QLD
Died: Illness, Tully QLD, 4 December 1943, Aged 43 Years
Buried: Tully Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John and Sarah Louise Cavanagh; husband of Grace Caroline Cavanagh, of Yarrawonga, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Yarrawonga VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 4 December 1943, Corporal Cavanagh, a Radar Mechanic, died of cerebral malaria in the Tully District Hospital, Queensland.


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, 166/7/259

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