CORNELIUS Marc Stanley 29835

LEST WE FORGET 

Leading Aircraftman Marc Stanley CORNELIUS 

Service No: 29835
Born: Woodanilling WA, 20 March 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 February 1941
Unit: No. 1 Engineering School, Ascot Vale VIC
Died: Injuries (from a Motor Vehicle accident on 21 June 1942), Ascot Vale VIC, 22 June 1942, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Bowden Cornelius and Mary Edith Cornelius, of Katanning, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Katanning WA
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Brother of Ronald Michael Cornelius (436789)

On 21 June 1942, Leading Aircraftman Cornelius, a Flight Mechanic, was struck by a car outside the Station gate in Epsom Road, and other service personnel were injured.  He died of his injuries on 22 June 1942.

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, 168/93/538