Section Officer Norma Helen Jean MacDonald KELSO

Service No: 90082
Born: Coleraine VIC, 21 May 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 9 August 1941
Unit: No. 1 Flying Boat Repair Depot, Lake Boga VIC
Died: Drowned, Lake Boga, 7 October 1944, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Lake Boga General Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Daughter of David Leslie and Gladys Haroldine Kelso, of Tarrenlea, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Coleraine VIC
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 7 October 1944, Section Officer Kelso, a Cypher Officer, appeared to become exhausted while swimming in Lake Boga, and drowned.


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, 166/22/330

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