Aircraftman Class I Leslie Roy DREW

Service No: 58238
Born: Morwell VIC, 10 May 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 June 1942
Unit: No. 5 Airfield Construction Squadron, Port Moresby PNG
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, Port Moresby, 26 February 1943, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Roy Vincent Murray Drew and Louisa Pearl Drew, of Dromana, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Inverloch VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 26 February 1943, Aircraftman Class I Drew a General Hand, was injured when a truck overturned at Wards Strip, Port Moresby and he died on 27 February 1943.


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, 166/10/17

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