LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Lloyd LOGUE

Service No: 116312
Born: Unley Park SA, 17 September 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 14 October 1942
Unit: Headquarters North West Area, Darwin NT
Died: Ground Accident (on 23 January 1945 at Milingimbi NT), Darwin NT, 26 January 1945, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery, NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Herbert William and Hazel Lilian Logue, of Prospect, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Prospect SA
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 23 January 1945, Leading Aircraftman Logue, a Wireless Maintenance Mechanic, at North Western Area detachment at Milingimbi, Northern Territory, was seriously injured when petrol exploded while refuelling a 25KVA Generator. He was evacuated to No. 1Medical Receiving Station, Darwin, and died of his injuries on the 26 January 1945.

References:

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 Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/25/258