Leading Aircraftman William HIRST

Service No: 161752
Born: Cessnock NSW, 5 June 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 March 1944
Unit: No. 1 Transportation and Movements Office
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, Yass NSW, 28 February 1946, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Canberra (Woden) Public Cemetery ACT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William and Ruby Hirst; husband of Edna Lucy Mary Hirst, of Glebe Point, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 28 February 1946, Leading Aircraftman Hirst, a Driver Motor Transport, died in the Yass District Hospital of injuries received in a motorcycle accident.


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, 166/17/1544

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