Leading Aircraftman Ronald Erwood LAPSLEY

Service No: 12541
Born: Kangaroo Flat VIC, 12 April 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 December 1940
Unit: No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School, West Sale VIC
Died: Ground Accident, West Sale, 27 June 1942, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Kangaroo Flat Cemetery, Bendigo VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of David McKee Lapsley and Esther Florence Lapsley, of Lockwood North
Roll of Honour: Bendigo VIC
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 27 June 1942, Leading Aircraftman Lapsley, a Fitter II Engines, died at West Sale when the motor cycle he was riding collided with a motor car.


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, 163/136/159

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