LEST WE FORGET

Pilot Officer John Oliver EVA

Service No: 5441
Born: Dunedin, New Zealand, 27 September 1900
Enlisted in the RAAF: 4 May 1942 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: RAAF Headquarters, Melbourne VIC
Died: Illness, Victoria, 28 August 1942, Aged 41 Years
Cremated: Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ernest Arthur and Emily Eva; husband of Mollie Eva, of Colac
Roll of Honour: Colac VIC
Remembered: Victoria Cremation Memorial, Victoria, Australia
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 28 August 1942, Pilot Officer Eva (Administrative and Special Duties) died of an illness at No. 2 RAAF Hospital, Ascot Vale.

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, 163/30/69