LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraft Sylvester Claude HOLLOWAY

Service No: 25824
Born: Armidale NSW, 26 July 1907
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 May 1941 (at Brisbane QLD)
Unit: Headquarters, RAAF Station Amberley QLD
Died: Ground Accident, Amberley, 17 July 1942, Aged 34 Years
Buried: Uralla Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Henry Herbert and Emily A. Holloway, of Uralla; husband of Silvia Madge Holloway, of Mortdale
Roll of Honour: Uralla NSW
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 17July 1942, Leading Aircraftman Holloway, a Storekeeper, was accidentally killed when he was run over by a US Army transport vehicle as he proceeding on leave.

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 A705, 163/123/278
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line