Corporal Frank GREGSON MID

Service No: 11072
Born: Melbourne VIC, 17 May 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 17 July 1940
Unit: No. 456 Squadron
Awarded the Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
Died: Illness, UK, 8 June 1945, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, UK
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harold and Amelia Sarah Gregson; nephew of Mr. and Mrs. F. Jennings, of Blackburn, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Nunawading VIC
Remembered: Panel 106, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 22 February 1945, Corporal Gregson, a Fitter II Engines, was taken ill and admitted to the Sussex County Hospital suffering from Meningitis. On 5 June he was transferred to the Hurstwood Emergency Hospital, Hayward Heath, and he died of a Cerebral Abscess on 8 June 1945.


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, 166/16/560

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