Warrant Officer Robert COURTNEY

Service No: 2681
Born: Plymouth, England, 15 April 1904
Enlisted in the RAAF: 2 February 1937 (at RAAF Station Laverton VIC)
Unit: No. 1 School of Technical Training, Exhibition Building, Carlton VIC
Died: Illness, Heidelberg VIC, 20 March 1945, Aged 40 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George and Christina Courtney; husband of Margaret Ellen Courtney, of Richmond
Roll of Honour: Brisbane QLD
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 4 October 1944, Warrant Officer Courtney, an Engineer, was admitted to No. 6 RAAF Hospital, Heidelberg, dangerously ill with Sub-acute Bacterial Endocarditis and died on 20 March 1945.


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, 166/8/755

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