Aircraftman Class 1 Robert Lucas DOLMAN

Service No: 158263
Born: Eaglehawk VIC, 22 August 1911
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 November 1944
Unit: No. 1 Engineering School, Ascot Vale
Died: Ground Accident, Scarborough QLD, 6 November 1945, Aged 34 Years
Buried: Brisbane (Lutwyche) Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George and Caroline Mary Dolman; husband of Marjory Dolman, of Kangaroo Flat, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Bendigo VIC
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 6 November 1945, Aircraftman Class I Dolman, was killed in a motor car accident at Scarborough, Queensland. At approximately 2345 hours there was a collision in Landsborough Avenue, Scarborough, between a No 4 Wireless Unit Dodge weapon carrier and a RAAF Truck from No. 3 Personnel Depot driven by Aircraftman Class I Brackenridge.

The RAAF members involved in the accident were:

Leading Aircraftman Thomas Oliver Bird (36703) (No. 4 Wireless Unit) Injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 12 February 1946
Leading Aircraftman Harry William Callow (150077) Injured, Discharged from the RAAF: Date unavailable
Aircraftman Class I Robert Lucas Dolman (158263) (No. 1 Engineering School)
Leading Aircraftman Allan Tomlinson (79988) (No. 4 Wireless Unit)

Two civilian women were killed in the accident and two Army members were injured. Their names are not available from the Casualty Files.


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, 166/10/615

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