LEST WE FORGET

Sister Joan CONNELL

Service No: 103
Born: Bendigo VIC, 1 October 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 May 1941
Unit: No. 1 Personnel Depot
Died: Illness, Victoria, 17 May 1942, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Bendigo Civil Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Daughter of Alexander Francis and Grace Gertrude Connell, of Bendigo
Roll of Honour: Bendigo VIC
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 17 May 1942, Sister Connell died of an illness at No 2 RAAF Hospital.

References:

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, 163/98/502