Corporal Colin Alexander CHISHOLM

Service No: 8077
Born: Oxshott, England, 14 June 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 January 1940 (at RAAF Station Laverton VIC)
Unit: No. 37 Squadron, Essendon VIC
Died: Ground Accident, Essendon, 25 July 1945, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Duncan Charles Heigham Chisholm and Lucy Ethel Chisholm. of East Hawthorn
Roll of Honour: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On the 25 July 1945, Corporal Chisholm, a Fitter IIA, was critically injured at Essendon when the undercarriage of an aircraft he was working on collapsed.


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, 166/7/1082


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Dakota, Hercules and Caribou in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1990

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