LEST WE FORGET

Flying Officer William Graham Lloyd DUHR

Service No: 426741
Born: Brisbane QLD, 15 August 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 July 1942
Unit: No. 43 Squadron, Bowen QLD
Died: Illness, Cairns QLD, 17 November 1943, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Cairns Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Hugo and Annie Mary Eve Duhr, of Nundah
Roll of Honour: Brisbane QLD
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 10 November 1943 Flying Officer Duhr was suffering from meningitis and was airlifted from Bowen to Cairns for treatment at No. 5 Australian Camp Hospital, Cairns. He died on 17 November 1943.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/10/140

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