Aircraftman Class 1 James Erroll CHAMBERLAIN

Service No: 141271
Born: Tea Tree Gully SA, 20 August 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 September 1943
Unit: No. 4 School of Technical Training, Adelaide SA
Died: Ground Accident, Adelaide, 21 August 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Adelaide (Centennial Park) Cemetery, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Erroll Bertram and Lila Emma M. M. Chamberlain, of Paracombe
Roll of Honour: Paracombe SA, Houghton SA
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

About 0900 hours on 21 August 1944, Aircraftman Class I Chamberlain, a Technical Trainee, was riding a motor cycle returning from unit leave. He collided with a motor truck driven by a civilian at the intersection of Payneham road and Lower North Road, Hectorville. He died of his injuries on the same day.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/7/602

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