Leading Aircraftman Ronald Clifton COURTNEY

Service No: 55923
Born: East Malvern VIC, 3 May 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 May 1942
Unit: Port Moresby Wireless Telegraph Station PNG
Died: Illness, Heidelberg VIC, 22 December 1943, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Horace Clifton Courtney and Catherine Merne Courtney, of East Malvern
Roll of Honour: Malvern VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 22 December 1943, Leading Aircraftman Courtney, a Telegraphist, died of a cerebral tumor at No. 6 RAAF Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria.


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, 166/8/271

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