Leading Aircraftman Clarence John CULLUM

Service No: 49580
Born: South Northcote VIC, 19 March 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 January 1942
Unit: No. 1 Operational Training Unit
Died: Ground Accident, RAAF Station East Sale, 30 June 1943, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Sale War Cemetery, Victoria
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Jeremiah and Edith Rebecca Cullum; husband of Eileen Ida Cullum, of Alphington
Roll of Honour: Heidelberg VIC
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 30 June 1943, Leading Aircraftman Cullum, an Instrument Repairer, was on duty when he was riding a bicycle that collided with a service vehicle panel van. The service vehicle was driven by Aircraftwoman Avice Augusta Chapman (nee McGuiness) (110271) (Discharged: 9 May 1944). The accident occurred at the intersection of Main Road and Wirraway Street, East Sale.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/8/150

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