Leading Aircraftman Mervyn Edward CROSSMAN

Service No: 417995
Born: Booleroo Centre SA, 9 March 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 September 1942
Unit: No. 2 Air Observers School, Mount Gambier SA
Died: Illness, Adelaide SA, 30 March 1943, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Adelaide (Centennial Park) Cemetery, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Sydney Edward Jarrett Crossman and Nellie Louisa Crossman, of Woodville
Roll of Honour: Booleroo Centre SA
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 13 March 1943, Leading Aircraftman Crossman, a trainee Observer, was admitted to Mt Gambier Hospital, following an operation for an infected mastoid of the ear. He was transferred to the RAAF Wing Royal Adelaide Hospital on 22 March dangerously ill, and died of cavernous Sinus Thrombosis at 1730 hours on 30 March 1943.


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, 166/8/59

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