LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Edward John FLETCHER

Service No: 142281
Born: Matlock VIC, 9 May 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 1 June 1943
Unit: No. 1 Personnel Depot
Died: Illness, Fairfield, Victoria, 16 February 1946, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John William and Jessie Fletcher, of Walhalla
Roll of Honour: Walhalla VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 16 February 1946, Leading Aircraftman Fletcher, a Cook, died of an illness in the Queens Memorial Infectious Diseases Hospital, Fairfield.

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, 166/13/576