LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class I William Frederick DILLON

Service No: 63643
Born: Cootamundra NSW, 9 February 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 April 1942
Unit: Headquarters Eastern Area, Sydney NSW
Died: Motor Vehicle Accident, Sydney, 5 January 1943, Aged 18 Years
Buried: Sydney War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Frederick Burnaby Dillon and Sarah Dillon, of Dirnaseer
Roll of Honour: Cootamundra NSW
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

While on duty on 5 January 1943, Aircraftman Class II Dillon, a Motor Cyclist, died from injuries from a motor cycle accident in Sydney.

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, 166/9/3