LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Frank Hugh FISHER

Service No: 122523
Born: Mundalla SA, 8 March 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 26 February 1943
Unit: RAAF Station Darwin, NT
Died: Ground Accident, Darwin, 28 January 1945, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery, NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Lavington and Margaret Ann Fisher, of Mundalla, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 28 January 1945, Leading Aircraftman Fisher, a Flight Mechanic, died from severe burns received as a result of an explosion when burning out latrines at RAAF Station Darwin.

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, 166/13/389