Aircraftman Class I James Ezekiel DUGAN

Service No: 23570
Born: Melbourne VIC, 1 January 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 September 1940 (at Brisbane QLD)
Unit: No. 24 Squadron
Died: Ground Accident, Townsville QLD, 16 April 1941, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Townsville War Cemetery, Queensland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Florence Dugan, of Melbourne, Victoria; husband of Kathleen Dugan, of Ascot Vale, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 102, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 16 April 1941, Aircraftman Class I Dugan, a Mess Steward, died at the Townsville Base Hospital, Queensland. He was severely burned when a bottle of petrol exploded and drenched him in burning liquid.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/104/42

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