LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Ernest Arthur CLOUGH

Service No: 63185
Born: Goonellabah NSW, 19 May 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 March 1942
Unit: No. 73 Squadron, Cootamundra NSW
Died: Ground Accident, Cootamundra, 10 November 1942, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Cremated
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ernest Arthur and Esther Clough; husband of Mary Gladys Clough, of Petersham
Roll of Honour: Petersham NSW
Remembered: Rookwood Necropolis NSW
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 8 November 1942, Leading Aircraftman Clough, a Guard, was seriously injured by a bullet wound. He died on 10 November 1942 in the Cootamundra District Hospital.

References:

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, 163/97/203

Bibliography:

Wilson, S. (Stewart) Anson, Hudson and Sunderland in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1992