Leading Aircraftman Bruce Drysdale GREEN

Service No: 61686
Born: Chatswood NSW, 7 December 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 December 1941
Unit: No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot
Died: Ground Accident, near Breddan QLD, 26 March 1945, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Charters Towers War Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Bert Drysdale Green and Phyllis Muriel Green, of Chatswood, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Chatswood NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 26 March 1945, Leading Aircraftman Green, a Flight Rigger, was killed in a motor vehicle accident on the Charters Towers Road two miles from No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot when a leave tender overturned. Leading Aircraftman Michael Melville James Hassett (47261) was injured in the accident and died three days later.


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, 166/16/603

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