DODD Robert Edward 84248

LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Robert Edward Hebburton DODD

Service No: 84248
Born: Guildford WA, 20 October 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 January 1944
Unit: No. 111 Mobile Fighter Control Unit, Iwakuni, Japan
Died: Electrocuted, Iwakuni, 25 February 1947, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Norman Walter Gilmore Dodd and Dorothy Irene Dodd, of Bassendean, Western Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 25 February 1947, Leading Aircraftman Dodd, a Radio Telegraph Operator, was killed when he was electrocuted in the Unit’s transformer room.

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, 166/10/644