Flight Lieutenant John Carmichael GRIFFITH MID

Service No: 408576
Born: Albury NSW, 27 October 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 April 1941 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 78 Squadron
Awarded the Mentioned in Despatches (MD)
Died: Ground Accident, Noemfoor, Dutch New Guinea, 2 December 1944, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Lae War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Lionel Charles and Eileen Griffith, of Albury, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 104, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1100 hours on 2 December 1944, Flight Lieutenant Griffith, a Pilot, was killed when a heavy limb of a tree fell on him at the No. 78 Squadron Camp Site at Noemfoor, Dutch New Guinea.


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, 166/16/491


Ilbery, P.L.T. (Peter Leslie Thomas) (422957) Hatching an Air Force: 2SFTS, 5SFTS, 1BFTS Uranquinty and Wagga Wagga, Banner Books Maryborough QLD 4650, 2002

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