LEST WE FORGET

Flight Lieutenant Norman Henry DICK

Service No: 277483
Born: 5 February 1906, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAAF: 1 July 1941
Unit: RAAF Overseas Headquarters
Died: Ground Accident, Mount Lavina, Sri Lanka, 2 October 1943, Aged 37 Years
Buried: Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery, Sri Lanka
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Henry and Lilian Roofe Dick, of Harrogate, Yorkshire, England. Formerly A.D.C. to His Excellency the Governor of Queensland, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 121, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 2 October 1943, Flight Lieutenant Dick (Administrative and Special Duties) drowned at Mount Lawimia, Sri Lanka. He was formerly a member of the RAF Volunteer Reserve and transferred to the RAAF with effect from 1 July 1941 (Gazette 252/44 refers)

References:

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, 166/9/189