Sergeant Colin Hedley LEACH

Service No: 41352
Born: Minyip VIC, 5 October 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 23 June 1941
Unit: No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School
Died: Illness, Heidelberg VIC, 9 September 1945, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alfred James Leach and Bertha Emelie Leach, of Minyip; husband of Gladys Gwen Leach
Roll of Honour: Minyip VIC
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 23 August 1945, Sergeant Leach, a Clerk, was admitted to No. 6 RAAF Hospital, Heidelberg, suffering from carcinoma of the lungs and he died on 9 September 1945.


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, 166/24/920

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