LEST WE FORGET
Aircraftman Class I Sydney William DONNELLY
Service No: 25006
Born: Herberton QLD, 20 November 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 26 April 1940
Unit: No. 1 Engineering School, Ascot Vale VIC
Died: Injuries, Melbourne VIC, 24 February 1941, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Burwood General Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of David William and Elsie Harriet Donnelly, of Ayr, North Queensland.
Roll of Honour: Ayr QLD
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
On 22 February 1941, Aircraftman Class I Donnelly, a Fitter II Engines, was injured in Batman Avenue, Melbourne and died of his injuries at 1445 hours on 24 February 1941 in the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
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, 163/103/68