Leading Aircraftman Rupert Joseph Norman DRURY

Service No: 68326
Born: Stanmore NSW, 2 December 1907
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 July 1942
Unit: No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Station Point Cook VIC
Died: Illness, Sydney NSW, 3 August 1943, Aged 35 Years
Buried: Sydney War Cemetery, Rookwood NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Rupert Charles and Ellen Drury; husband of Amy May Drury, of Waverley
Roll of Honour: Waverley NSW
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 15 April 1943, Leading Aircraftman Drury, a Driver Motor Transport, was under treatment at No. 6 RAAF Hospital, Heidelberg, for a secondary spread of excised Melanoma. On 3 July 1943, he was transferred to No. 3 RAAF Hospital, Bradfield Park, and assessed seriously ill. On the 27 July he was assessed as dangerously ill and he died on 3 August 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, 166/10/88

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