Flying Officer Edmund Henry LEE

Service No: 419722
Born: Coburg VIC, 3 February 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 September 1942
Unit: No. 452 Squadron
Died: Injuries from an Aircraft Accident (loss of No. 452 Squadron Spitfire aircraft A58-650 on 9 August 1945), Tarakan, 15 August 1945, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Joseph Edmund and Myrtle Esther Lee, of Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Hawthorn VIC
Remembered: Panel 105, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 9 August 1945, Flying Officer Lee was seriously injured when A58-650 collided with a truck on the side of the airstrip at Croydon Airfield, Tarakan, and he died on 15 August 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 A9300, LEE E H
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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