Corporal Norman Clifford KRUSE

Service No: 58337
Born: Maryborough VIC, 2 February 1900
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 June 1942
Unit: No. 1 Operational Training Unit
Died: Illness, Melbourne VIC, 19 June 1945, Aged 45 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Christian and Margaret Kruse; husband of Myrtle Catherine Kruse, of West Brunswick
Roll of Honour: Brunswick VIC
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 21 May 1945, Corporal Kruse, an Equipment Assistant, was diagnosed seriously ill with pleurisy. On the 6 June 1945, he was assessed dangerously ill with carcinoma of the lung and admitted to No. 6 RAAF Hospital where he died on 19 June.


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, 166/23/111

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