Aircraftwoman Hilda Coral HARRISON

Service No: 96733
Born: Adelaide SA, 3 August 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 June 1942
Unit: No. 24 Radar Station, Caloundra QLD
Died: Injuries (from Ground Accident on 22 February 1943), Redbank QLD, 26 February 1943, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Brisbane (Lutwyche) Cemetery, QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Daughter of Claude Reed Harrison and Susan Olive Harrison, of North Adelaide, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Adelaide SA
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 26 February 1943, Aircraftwoman Harrison, a Clerk signals, died of injuries received as the result of a motor transport accident on 22 February, when a unit utility overturned at Caloundra. The following RAAF Members were involved in the accident in which Aircraftwoman Harrison was killed:

Leading Aircraftman (later Flight Sergeant) Thomas James Buckland (49293) Discharged from the RAAF: 7 March 1946
Aircraftman I (later Leading Aircraftman) Keith Samuel Buckley (77820) Discharged from the RAAF: 19 December 1945
Acting Corporal (later Corporal) Joan Elsie Nicol (97974) Discharged from the RAAF: 26 June 1945
Aircraftwoman (later Corporal) Joyce Hinton (96734) Discharged from the RAAF: 19 December 1945
Aircraftwoman Beryl Sidney Morter (96741) Discharged from the RAAF: 17 December 1945
Aircraftwoman (later Corporal) Patricia Mary Hubbard (96735) Discharged from the RAAF: 18 February 1946
Aircraftman I (later Leading Aircraftman) Noel Foster Shuttle (69008) Discharged from the RAAF: 15 February 1944
Aircraftman I (later Corporal) Neville Walter Somers (76367) Discharged from the RAAF: 27 March 1946


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 151/7/539

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