Leading Aircraftman Andrew McCORMICK

Service No: 127518
Born: Coburg VIC, 20 February 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 4 March 1943
Unit: No. 5 Airfield Construction Squadron, Noemfoor Island PNG
Died: Ground Accident, Noemfoor Island, 30 August 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Lae War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John and Catherine McCormick, of Coburg, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Coburg VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 30 August 1944, Leading Aircraftman McCormick, a General Hand, died as a result of an accident when he was extensively burned as he was cleaning the Airmen’s Kitchen when petrol he was using caught fire.


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, 166/26/562

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