LEST WE FORGET

Corporal William Gordon Bruce DOWELL

Service No: 128448
Born: Echuca VIC, 1 October 1909
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 April 1943
Unit: No. 1 Personnel Depot
Died: Illness, Victoria, 12 February 1945, Aged 35 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Thomas William and Christina Dowell; husband of Muriel Elena Dowell, of Middle Park
Roll of Honour: Middle Park VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On the 11 February 1945, Corporal Dowell, a Cypher Assistant, died of an illness at No. 6 RAAF Hospital, Heidelberg.

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, 166/10/299