Leading Aircraftman Francis James Raymond DIMOND

Service No: 64168
Born: Pymble NSW, 24 February 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 April 1942
Unit: No. 1 Tactical Air Force, Morotai
Died: Burns (form a Ground Accident on 8 August 1945), Morotai, 17 August 1945, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Patrick Francis and Katherine Gertrude Dimond, of Wollstonecraft, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Mudgee NSW
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On the 8 August 1945, Leading Aircraftman Dimond, a Telegraphist, was admitted to No. 7 Medical Receiving Station Morotai, seriously ill with burns. Petrol had ignited while he was washing clothes and he later died on 17 August 1945.


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, 166/9/715

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