LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman George James HARRIS

Service No: 76203
Born: Brisbane QLD, 20 November 1898
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 June 1942
Discharged from the RAAF: 11 August 1945
Unit at Discharge: RAAF Command, Allied Air Forces Headquarters, Brisbane QLD
Died: Illness, Bulillba QLD, 3 April 1947, Aged 48 Years
Buried: Bulillba Cemetery, QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles and Ellen Julianna Harris; husband of Florence Eva Harris, of Belmont
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 11 August 1945, Leading Aircraftman Harris (Cook’s Assistant) was discharged from the RAAF at his own request. He died of an illness on 3 April 1947.

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 A9301, 76203
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line