LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class I John DRAYTON

Service No: 22791
Born: Kalgoorlie WA, 6 January 1904
Enlisted in the RAAF: 1 July 1940 (at Brisbane QLD)
Discharged from the RAAF: 10 March 1941
Unit at Discharge: No. 2 Recruiting Centre, Sydney NSW
Died: 2 September 1942, Aged 38 Years
Cremated: Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John and Maude Drayton; husband of Moya Edythe Drayton, of Randwick
Roll of Honour: Randwick NSW
Remembered: New South Wales Garden of Remembrance, Rookwood NSW
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 10 March 1941 Aircraftman Class I Drayton, a Clerk General, was discharged from the RAAF as medically unfit for further service and he died on 2 September 1942.

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 A9301, 22791
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line