LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Owen EDWARDS

Service No: 119995
Born: Sunbury VIC, 30 July 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 October 1942
Unit: Headquarters Southern Area, Melbourne VIC
Died: Ground Accident, Sunbury area VIC, 21 September 1946, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Sunbury General Cemetery, Victoria
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Jack Hammond Edwards and Olive Veronica Edwards, of Melbourne
Roll of Honour: Sunbury VIC
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 21 September 1946, Leading Aircraftman Edwards, a Dental Orderly, was returning from a party to his home in Sunbury in a motor vehicle which overturned and he was killed.

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 A705, 166/11/386