Corporal Raymond John DORN

Service No: 131394
Born: Yallaroi NSW, 18 August 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 23 February 1943
Unit: Headquarters RAAF Station Rathmines NSW
Died: Ground Accident, Rathmines, 3 March 1946, Aged 24 Years
Cremated: Newcastle Crematorium, Beresfield NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Eldred Edmund John and Annie Dorn, of Adamstown
Roll of Honour: Adamstown NSW
Remembered: Panel 5, NSW Crematorium Memorial, Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 3 March 1946, Corporal Dorn was fatally injured in a road accident near Rathmines, New South Wales, when a truck in which he was travelling skilled on loose gravel and overturned. His twin brother, Ron, was killed in a mine accident some years previously.


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 A9301, 131394
Trove: Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners’ Advocate, Monday 4 March 1946, Page 2